26 Important Facts About Madhya Pradesh

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26 Important Facts About Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh is located in the heart of India. Its capital is in Bhopal. It is the second-largest state by area. It is also the fifth state by population. Here are the list of 26 important facts about Madhya Pradesh.

26 Important Facts About Madhya Pradesh

1. Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India. It is located in the heart of the country, India.

2. Bhopal is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh.

3. Indore is the largest city of Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Dewas, Sagar, Satna, and Rewa are the other major cities in Madhya Pradesh.

4. Madhya Pradesh is the second largest Indian state by area.

5. Madhya Pradesh is the fifth largest Indian state by population.

6. Madhya Pradesh shares its borders with Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the east, Maharashtra to the south, Gujarat to the west, and Rajasthan to the northwest.

7. Madhya Pradesh was formed on November 1, 1956. Madhya Pradesh foundation day was celebrated on November 1.

8. Hindi is the official language of Madhya Pradesh.

9. Dhupgarh is the highest point in Madhya Pradesh, with an elevation of 1,350 meters.

10. Madhya Pradesh covers an area of about 308,252 square kilometers.

11. The Narmada River is the longest river in Madhya Pradesh. It is the main source of water and acts as a lifeline to the Madhya Pradesh.

12. There are 10 divisions and 55 districts in Madhya Pradesh.

13. The main tribal groups in Madhya Pradesh are Gond, Bhil, Baiga, Korku, Bhadia or Bhariya, Halba, Kaul, Mariya, Malto and Sahariya.

14. Madhya Pradesh is home to several pilgrimage sites including Amarkantak and the Ghats of Omkareshwar.

15. The major folk dances of Madhya Pradesh are Rai, Karma, Saila, Matki, Gangaur, Badhai, Baredi, Naurata, Ahiri, and Bhagoria.

16. The major crops of Madhya Pradesh are wheat, soybean, gram, sugarcane, rice, maize, cotton, rapeseed, mustard and arhar.

17. Madhya Pradesh has the largest reserves of diamond and copper in India.

18. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh. It is located in Indore.

19. There are three international cricket stadiums in Madhya Pradesh: Nehru Stadium in Indore, Roop Singh Stadium in Gwalior, and Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore.

20. Indore is also famous for its unique breakfast combination of Poha and Jalebi.

21. Bhagoria Festival is celebrated by the Bhil tribes of Madhya Pradesh.

22. Panna in Madhya Pradesh is known for its diamond mines.

23. Tansen Music Festival is held in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the most celebrated classical music festivals in India.

24. The barasingha is the state animal of Madhya Pradesh.

25. The Dudhraj (Indian paradise flycatcher) is the state bird of Madhya Pradesh.

26. Madhya Pradesh has to ten National Parks: Bhandhavgarh, Kanha, Satpura, Sanjay, Madhav, Van Vihar, Mandla Plant Fossils, Panna, Pench, and Dinosaur national parks.

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