Madhya Pradesh at a glance

Madhya Pradesh is a state located in central India. Its capital is Bhopal and the largest city is Indore. The official language is Hindi. The state is known for its rich cultural heritage and historical monuments, including UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the Khajuraho temples and the Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi. The state's economy is primarily based on agriculture, mining and tourism. The population of Madhya Pradesh is approximately 75 million as of 2021. Some of the major rivers that flow through the state are Narmada, Tapti, Sone, and Chambal. The state is rich in biodiversity and is home to many national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, including Kanha National Park and Pench National Park.

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Madhya Pradesh at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Bhopal
Established 01-Nov-56
Largest City Indore
Latitude 21.6°N–26.30°N
Longitude 74°9'E–82°48'E
Area Total 3, 08, 000
Districts 52
Blocks 333
No. of Municipal Corporations 16
Total Towns 476
Villages 54,903
Total Population (Census 2011) 7,26,26,809
Male (Census 2011) 3,76,12,306
Female (Census 2011) 3,50,14,503
Density 240/km2
Literacy Rate -Total 0.6932
Literacy Rate -Male 0.7873
Literacy Rate -Female 0.5924
Highest peak Dhupgarh Peak (4,429 feet)
Official Language Hindi
State Mammal Barasingha
State Bird Indian Paradise
State Fruit Mango
State Flower Palash
State Tree Banyan Tree
Airport Bhopal,Indore,Jabalpur,Gwalior,Khajuraho,Rewa
Lok Sabha Constituency 29
Rajya Sabha Seat 11
Vidhan Sabha Constituency 230