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Hoshangabad District : Madhya Pradesh

About District


The district takes its own name from the headquarters town Hoshangabad which was founded by “SULTAN HUSHANG SHAH GORI”, the second king of Mandu (Malwa) in ealry 15th century. Northern boundary of the district is river Narmada. Across this the district of Raisen and Sehore lies. The district of Betul lies in the south, where as the Harda district faces with the western and south-western boundaries and Narsingpur and Chhindwara districts, close to the north-eastern and south-eastern sides of the district respectively. Hoshangabad is well connected by road and rail from the state capital, Bhopal and it is about 70 km away from it. It is connected by rail with all major cities of the state. The total Geographical Area of the district is 5408.23 sq.km. As per Census 2011, the total population of the district is 1241350 of which 648725 are males and 592625 are females. The district is divided into 8 Tehsils, 7 Blocks and 428 Gram Panchayats for administrative reasons. The city is famous for its beautiful ghats along the banks of the Narmada river, Sethani ghat is a major attraction. There are colourful celebrations in the city on Narmada Jayanti.

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District at a Glance


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