Bhil tribe girls in Jhabua
|Elevation||318 m (1,043 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Jhabua Princely State
Jhabua was the capital of a princely state of the British Raj's Central India, in the Bhopawar agency. Its area, with the dependency of Rutanmal, was approx 1,776 square miles (4,600 km2). The Rajas of Jhabua belonged to the Rathor dynasty. 
- 1770 Rassa Singh
- ... - 1821 Bhim Singh
- 1821 - 1832 Pratap Singh
- 1832 - 1840 Ratan Singh (b. ... - d. 1840)
- Nov 1841 - 1894 Gopal Singh
- 26 Apr 1895 - 1943 Udai Singh (b. 1875 - d. af.1945)
- 1943 - 15 Aug 1947 Dhalip Singh (b. 1905 - d. af.1963)
After India's independence in 1947, its rulers acceded to India, and Jhabua became part of the newly created Madhya Bharat state, which in 1956 was merged into Madhya Pradesh. Bhabhara which was once part of the Jhabua district,is the place where Chandrasekhar Azad, the freedom fighter spent his early life when his father Pandit Sitaram Tiwari was serving in the erstwhile estate of Alirajpur. But, when Alirajpur district (which was once the part of Jhabua district) got separated from Jhabua. Bhabhra became the part of Alirajpur district.
Jhabua has an average elevation of 318 metres (1043 feet).
As of 2001[update] India census, Jhabua had a population of 30,577. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jhabua has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 74.04%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 69%. In Jhabua, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Jhabua city also rich of black cotton soil which is also known as White Gold. There are multiple interesting places are present within the Jhabua Thasil.
There is one government college SCAMV up to PG level. Poly technique college with the higher grade rate. English schools are kendriya vidhalaya and TRIBAL school New catholic mission tribal school. Government is opening multiple aagan wadi points.
|Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Jhabua.|
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