Madhya Pradesh


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Dhalpat, Suwasara Mandal, Mandsaur District
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Anandkhedi, Sardarpur Mandal, Dhar District
Gohlari, Khandwa Mandal, Khandwa District
Shamgarh, Shamgarh Mandal, Mandsaur District
Dadhiya, Unchahara Mandal, Satna District
Supari, Gadarwara Mandal, Narsinghpur District
Kheda Digwar, Sabalgarh Mandal, Morena District
Amkheda Sookha, Nateran Mandal, Vidisha District
Bakawan, Barwaha Mandal, Khargone District
Gondi Dharamsi, Jaora Mandal, Ratlam District
Dhodhar, Jaora Mandal, Ratlam District
Daulatpura, Barwaha Mandal, Khargone District

List of Districts, Cities & Towns in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Map

Madhya Pradesh Map

History : Madhya Pradesh, a central state in india located in between delhi and Maharastra, with 50 districts is one of the largest state in the country after Uttar pradesh.
The early history has thousands of years of Madhya Pradesh which is dates back to the age of Lord Rama era. The Bandhavgarh Fort is one of the oldest fort in india and is said to be related by the Great Epic The Ramayan. Puranas says it was gifted by Lord Rama to his youngest brother Laxman. In 320 BC Chandragupta Maurya established the Mauryan Empire. Ashoka, the great Mauryan emperor was commanding in the Malwa area. Through history books, It is also believed that Ashoka's wife was from Vidisha area which is a city placed in north of Bhopal, that time vidisha is a popular city. After Ashoka's death. During the 3rd to 1st centuries BC, the region came under the rule of Kushanas, Sakas and other local dynasties. And during the 4th to 5th century the region came under Gupta dynasty. In the ancient period Ujjain was the major commercial center of western India which was used to be major trading region.

Agriculture : The major crops grown in Madhya Pradesh are paddy(rice), wheat, maize, jowar, cereals, gram, tur, urad and moong among pulses, while soybean, groundnut and mustard among oilseeds. Cash Crops are like sugarcan and cotton are grown in few districts of the state.

Ethenic groups : The main ethnic groups in Madhya Pradesh are Gond, Bhil, Korku, Baiga, Bhariya, Halba, Mariya, Kaul.

Heritage: The Khajuraho Group of Monuments (1986), The Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (2003),Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (1989

Art & Culture: The state of madhya pradesh art is bamboo and cane coverings, carpet weaving, folk paintings, iron crafts, jute works, metal crafts, ornaments, stone carving, terracotta, textile weaving, woodcraft and Zari embroidery for clothing.

Geography: Madhya Pradesh state is located in center of the India, also known as the Central Region, The Main rivers are narmada, vindhya, chambal, satpura, tapti, son, tawa, shipra. The Madhya Pradesh state can be geographical separated into various regions based on cultures and languages, in north-west of the state Malwa region, the south-west portion of the state is Nimar (Namar) region, and the northern part of the state is well known as Bundelkhand region, and the north-east part of the state is Baghelkhand region. Mahakoshal (Mahakaushal) is the south-eastern portion and last the center Vindhya and Satpura region.

Tourist Attractions: The Popular Tourist Attractions of Madhya Pradesh State are Bhopal, Indore, Khajuraho Monuments and Pachmarhi wildlife. The National parks of madhyapradesh are Pench, Panna, Bandhavarh, Satpura and Kanha National Park with various wildlife animals and hundreds of species. The national reserves are Amarkantak(Anuppur), Bagh Caves(Dhar), Balaghat(Balaghat), Bori Natural Reserve(Hoshangabad), Chambal(Morena), Ghatigao Sanctuary (Gwalior), Ken Ghariyal Sanctuary (Chhatarpur)

Universities: The top universities in Madhya Pradesh are
1. Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal
2. Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
3. Jiwaji University, Gwalior
4. Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
5. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal

CapitalBhopal
LanguagesHindi
Population72,597,565(2011)
Telephone Code+91-07-**
Density236 per sq km
Total Area308,252 sq km
Gov websitemp.gov.in

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