This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Narsinghpur
Narsinghpur district (also referred to Narsimhapur district) is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Narsinghpur is administrative headquarters of the district.
The district has an area 5,125.55 km². The district is part of the Jabalpur Division. It is bounded on the north by Sagar and Damoh districts, on the east by Jabalpur District, on the southeast by Seoni District, on the south by Chhindwara District, on the west by Hoshangabad District, and on the northwest by Raisen District. The administrative seat is Narsinghpur.
The district sits in the basin of the Narmada River. The Vindhya Range skirts the northern end of the district. The Satpura Range forms the district's southern boundary. It is located between 220 55’ and 230 15’ north latitude, and 780 38’ and 790 38’ east longitudes. It has an average elevation of 359.8 m above mean sea level.
At the beginning of the 19th century, Narsinghpur District in the domain of the Maratha Bhonsle Maharajas of Nagpur, but was ceded to the British Raj in 1818. Narsinghpur District was part of the Nerbudda (Narmada) Division of the Central Provinces and Berar, which became the state of Madhya Bharat (later Madhya Pradesh) after India's independence in 1947.
According to the 2011 census Narsinghpur District has a population of 1,092,141, roughly equal to the nation of Cyprus or the US state of Rhode Island. This gives it a ranking of 418th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 213 inhabitants per square kilometre (550 /sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.04%. Narsimhapur has a sex ratio of 917 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 76.79%.
- Government Multipurpose Higher Secondary School
- Government Post Graduate College
- Government School of Excellance
- Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
- Kendriya Vidyalaya
- Vivek Bal Vihar Higher Secondary School
- Saraswati Higher Secondry school
- St. Mary's Convent
- Adarsh Convent School,Police line
- MIMT College, Station road
- Polytechnic College, Station Road.
- Narsingh Public school
- Salini Smriti School
- Chwara VidhyaPeeth
The main rail line from Mumbai to Kolkata, which follows the Narmada River valley, runs through the district from west to east.
External links 
-  List of places in Narsinghpur
Coordinates: 22°55′N 79°10′E / 22.917°N 79.167°E