Badnagar

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Badnagar
city
Badnagar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Badnagar
Badnagar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°3′7″N 75°22′40″E / 23.05194°N 75.37778°E / 23.05194; 75.37778Coordinates: 23°3′7″N 75°22′40″E / 23.05194°N 75.37778°E / 23.05194; 75.37778
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Ujjain
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,951
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Badnagar (Hindi: बादनगर) is a city, and a municipality in Ujjain district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Badnagar had a population of 30,951. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Badnagar has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is located 45 km from Ujjain & 72 km from Indore. Badnagar is also the birthplace of great Indian poet Kavi Pradeep. Another famous poet from here is Ibrahim Ashque the lyricist of hit movies of Rakesh Roshan like Kaho Na Pyar Hain and Koi Mil Gaya. Badnagar is also famous for its dish like Kachori, Rabdi and Bhutte ke Laddu.

Trivia[edit]

The train station was featured in the movie Jab We Met (2007) when Aditya Kashyap and Geet miss the train after getting down.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.