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Harsud is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°06′N 76°44′E / 22.1°N 76.73°E / 22.1; 76.73Coordinates: 22°06′N 76°44′E / 22.1°N 76.73°E / 22.1; 76.73
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Khandwa
Founded by Raja Harshvardhan
 • Type Nagar Panchayat
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 244 m (801 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,869
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MP-12

Harsud was a city and a nagar panchayat in Khandwa in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Harsud was a 700-year-old town in Khandwa District. It was submerged by the waters of the Indira Sagar dam in July 2004. An ancient Relationship between Harsud & Mundi Bir,Madhya Pradesh


Harsud was located at 22°06′N 76°44′E / 22.1°N 76.73°E / 22.1; 76.73.[1] It has an average elevation of 244 metres (800 feet). Now it is not on that location due to Indira Sagar Dam. That town has been shifted to Chhanera (New Harsud). "Old" Harsud is submerged.


As of 2001 India census,[2] Harsud had a population of 15,869. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Harsud has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 61%. In Harsud, 14% of the population was under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Harsud
  2. ^ "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.