Sawai Madhopur is home to the Ranthambore National Park, one of the largest national parks in northern India. Famous for the Trinetra Ganesh temple and Madhopur guavas, the city also houses Ranthambore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sawai Madhopur was named after Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I of Jaipur, who built the township as a planned city on 19 January 1763. The commonly spoken languages in Sawai Madhopur are English, Hindi and Dhundhari. Sawai Madhopur District is surrounded by Tonk District in the west, with the Bundi District on the south. The Kota District lies to the southeast, with the Chambal River running east across the border to Madhya Pradesh state. The Karauli District is in the northeast, the Dausa District lies north, with Jaipur in the northwest.