Madhya Pradesh

state in central India

Madhya Pradesh is a state in the Republic of India. The state has an area of 119,016 sq mi (308,250 km2). It is bigger than Italy but smaller than Oman. About 70,000,000 people live there. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the West Indian zone. The capital of the state is Bhopal.

Madhya Pradesh
State of India
Location of Madhya Pradesh in India
Location of Madhya Pradesh in India
Map of Madhya Pradesh
Map of Madhya Pradesh
Country India
RegionWest India
 • Total308,252 km2 (119,017 sq mi)
 • Total72,626,809[1]
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)

The largest city is Indore. Other main cities are Jabalpur and Ujjain. Ujjain is well known for mythological reasons. Mandav, Bhojpur and Panchmadi are the main tourist attractions.

To the north of Madhya Pradesh is the state of Uttar Pradesh and to the northwest is the state of Rajasthan, while Maharashtra is to the southwest.

Provincial symbols of Madhya Pradesh change

References change

  1. "Madhya Population 2011 - 2022". Retrieved 2022-03-06.