Madhya Pradesh State Map

Madhya Pradesh, popularly called as the heart of India is rich in ancient monuments, big sized plateaus, beautiful mountain ranges, flowing rivers, huge dense forests and an array of rich wildlife. The center location of this state derives its name of being the country’s “heart”. With the easy availability of Madhya Pradesh Maps, one can find that this state is nearer to Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. The climate of this state is subtropical in nature. Summers in this region is hot and dry while the winters are cool.

The monsoons occur during the month of July to September. While planning to visit this place, you need to consider visiting during the winter season as the climate is favorable. The rich blend of classic life and folk music makes the place an ideal choice amongst travelers. The cities in Madhya Pradesh are very popular across the world and have established a well-connected network of railways, roadways, airways, and waterways. Some of the prominent cities that are popular in MP are Ujjain, Gwalior, and Bhopal. Also, these cities have a fair share of tourist attractions such as parks, gardens, museums, zoos, and other such locations.

The interesting feature about Madhya Pradesh is that it is rich in various minerals such as iron, manganese, limestone, bauxite, dolomite, copper, china clay and fire clay. There are also diamond reserves, industries such as automobiles, food processing, electronics, cement, and petrochemicals. Also, the state is rich in handlooms, handicrafts and hydroelectric power. The thermal projects are highly popular as they harness the natural and renewable sources and convert them into energy. When reading the history of Madhya Pradesh one can find that the Marathas ruled this place and hence most part of the population speaks Marathi. The other languages spoken in this state are Telugu, Gondi, Bhilodi, Katlo, Kihali, and Korku. Owing to its nearness to Gujarat, Gujarati language is also spoken here. Also, this state was one of the princely states under British rule.

Reading the facts about Madhya Pradesh would let one know that it is the second-largest state in the country and also that it holds sixth place in terms of population. There are about 48 districts in Madhya Pradesh and these are divided in to further 8 divisions such as Gwalior, Ujjain, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Sagar, Jabalpur, and Chambal. There is also a good level of accommodations in this region that makes it a perfect tourist destination.

Madhya Pradesh Map

Facts About Madhya Pradesh
Area 308,252 km2
Capital Bhopal
Languages Hindi
Literacy 74.04%
Population 72,597,565
Largest City Indore

List of all Districts in Madhya Pradesh

Code District Headquarters Population (2001) Area (km2)
AL Alirajpur Alirajpur    
AP Anuppur Anuppur 6,67,155 3,701
AS Ashok Nagar Ashok Nagar 6,88,940 4,673.94
BL Balaghat Balaghat 1,445,760 9,229
BR Barwani Barwani 1,081,039 5,432
BE Betul Betul 1,394,421 10,043
BD Bhind Bhind 1,426,951 4,459
BP Bhopal Bhopal 1,836,784 2,772
BU Burhanpur Burhanpur    
CT Chhatarpur Chhatarpur 1,474,633 8,687
CN Chhindwara Chhindwara 1,848,882 11,815
DM Damoh Damoh 1,081,909 7,306
DT Datia Datia 627,818 2,694
DE Dewas Dewas 1,306,617 7,020
DH Dhar Dhar 1,740,577 8,153
DI Dindori Dindori 579,312 7,427
GU Guna Guna 976,596 6,485
GW Gwalior Gwalior 1,629,881 5,465
HA Harda Harda 474,174 3,339
HO Hoshangabad Hoshangabad 1,085,011 6,698
IN Indore Indore 4,585,321 3,898
JA Jabalpur Jabalpur 2,167,469 5,210
JH Jhabua Jhabua 1,396,677 6,782
KA Katni Katni 1,063,689 4,947
EN Khandwa (East Nimar) Khandwa 1,708,170 10,779
WN Khargone (West Nimar) Khargone 1,529,954 8,010
ML Mandla Mandla 893,908 5,805
MS Mandsaur Mandsaur 1,183,369 5,530
MO Morena Morena 1,587,264 4,991
NA Narsinghpur Narsinghpur 957,399 5,133
NE Neemuch Neemuch 725,457 4,267
PA Panna Panna 854,235 7,135
RE Rewa Rewa 1,972,333 6,314
RG Rajgarh Rajgarh 1,253,246 6,143
RL Ratlam Ratlam 1,214,536 4,861
RS Raisen Raisen 1,120,159 8,466
SG Sagar Sagar 6,121,783 10,252
ST Satna Satna 1,868,648 7,502
SR Sehore Sehore 10,78,769 6,578
SO Seoni Seoni 1,165,893 8,758
SH Shahdol Shahdol 1,572,748 9,954
SJ Shajapur Shajapur 1,290,230 6,196
SP Sheopur Sheopur 559,715 6,585
SV Shivpuri Shivpuri 1,440,666 10,290
SI Sidhi Sidhi 1,830,553 10,520
SN Singrauli Waidhan 920,169 5,672
TI Tikamgarh Tikamgarh 1,203,160 5,055
UJ Ujjain Ujjain 1,709,885 6,091
UM Umaria Umaria 515,851 4,062
VI Vidisha Vidisha 1,214,759 7,362


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