Manawar

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Manawar
city
Manawar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Manawar
Manawar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08Coordinates: 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dhar
Elevation 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,393
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Manawar (Hindi: मनावर) is a town and a tehsil in Dhar district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The name Manawar came from name of river Mān that flows at southern edge of the town.

Geography[edit]

Manawar is located at 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08.[1]It has an average elevation of 180 metres (590 feet). It lies in Narmada Valley[2].

Nearest Railway station and airport is Indore which is 129 km from Manawar. National Highway 3 is 50kms from Manawar.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Manawar had a population of 30,393. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Manawar has an average literacy rate of 63%, lower than the national average of 74.04%[4]: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58.7%. In Manawar, 13.5% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places[edit]

Some religious places in Manawar are Gayatri Mandir, Shri Mangla Devi Mandir, Shri Parshvanath Jain Mandir, Shri Manta Ganesh Mandir and Hajrat Kamaludiin chist Rah. Dargah [5].

The Ashram of famous saint Shri balipurwale Babaji, also located near Manawar at Balipur. It is a religious and peaceful city.

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