Location of Indore district in Madhya Pradesh
|• Lok Sabha constituencies||Indore, Dhar|
|• Vidhan Sabha constituencies||9|
|• Total||3,989 km2 (1,540 sq mi)|
|• Total||3,276,697 (provisional)|
|• Sex ratio||924|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Average annual precipitation||1062 mm|
The Indore District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The name of the district comes from the city of Indore, which is its administrative capital. This district forms part of the Indore Division.
As of 2011, it was the most populous of the 50 districts in Madhya Pradesh.
The Indore District has an area of 3,898 km² and borders the districts of Ujjain to the north, Dewas to the east, Khargone (West Nimar) to the south, and Dhar to the west.
The two main rivers of the Indore district are the Chambal, in the west, (originating in the Vindhya range south of Mhow) and the Kshipra, a tributary of the Chambal river, in the east. Other small rivers include the Gambhir and the Kanh, both tributaries of the Kshipra river.
Indore is the administrative centre and main city in the district. Dr. Ambedkar Nagar is an important cantonment town in the Indore District that contains three of the Indian Army's premier training institutes, as well as the Border Security Force's Central School of Weapons and Tactics (CSWT). Other towns in Indore include Depalpur, Sanwer and Hatod.
The Indore district has four administrative divisions: Depalpur, Sanwer, Indore and Mhow. There are also four blocks in the district, with 36 police stations. There are a total of 335 Panchayats and 649 villages in the four blocks.
Since parliamentary and legislative assembly constituency boundaries were redrawn in 2008, there have been nine Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Depalpur, Indore-1, Indore-2, Indore-3, Indore-4, Indore-5, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar-Mhow, Rau and Sanwer.Dr. Ambedkar Nagar-Mhow is part of the Dhar Lok Sabha constituency and the others are part of the Indore Lok Sabha constituency. The previous member of the Lok Sabha from the Indore constituency was Sumitra Mahajan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She was a Member of Parliament from 1989 to May 2019.
In May 2019, Shankar Lalwani of Bharatiya Janata Party had been elected as the Member of Parliament from Indore constituency.
According to the 2011 census, the Indore District has a population of 3,276,697, 841 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,180/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 32.88%. Indore has a sex ratio of 928 females for every 1,000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.87% (male 87.25% and female 74.02%).which roughly equals the nation of Mauritania or the US state of Iowa. This makes it the 105th most populous in India (out of a total of 640) districts. The district has a population density of
At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 88.69% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 3.54% Marathi, 2.81% Urdu, 1.74% Sindhi, 0.98% Gujarati, 0.81% Punjabi and 0.49% Bhili as their first language.
|Climate data for Indore district|
|Average high °C (°F)||27.5|
|Average low °C (°F)||5.8|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||4|
|Average precipitation days||0.8||0.8||0.3||0.3||1.8||8.6||15.9||18.3||8.6||3.1||1.4||0.6||60.5|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||288.3||274.4||288.3||306.0||325.5||210.0||105.4||80.6||180.0||269.7||273.0||282.1||2,883.3|
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