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|Elevation||178 m (584 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Sanawad is located at  and has an average elevation of 178 metres (583 feet).
This information is given by Vasu Birla As of 2001[update] India census, Sanawad had a population of 50,000: 52% male and 48% female. Sanawad has an average literacy rate of 82%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 86% and female literacy is 72%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
General Information 
The town has a Government Polytechnic College of diploma, a government degree college for commerce and science, along with a private college of science. There are well-known educational institutes as M D Jain H S School, Vimala Convent School, Saraswati Vidhya Mandir, which are serving for education and culture. There are more than 5 educational institutes.
The local economy of Sanawad is based mainly around Agriculture and Trading. The main crops of the surrounding region are cotton, wheat and soybean. Sanawad is located very near to the Narmada river (around 7 KM), 70 KM from Indore and 60 KM from Khargone (the district headquarters) and 10 KM from Barwaha which is the Tehsil. Sanawad is going to be Tehsil within 1 or 2 years.
Sanawad city is also known as the city of Mela who has known as Piranpir Evam Shitla Mata Mela. It has the smallest "Bus Stand" of Madhya-Pradesh. Due to construction caused by the canal work, the city is making its mark in Khargone District. There are a total of five Jain temples. Among them the Digambar Jain Samavsaran Temple is considered among the eight most famous Jain temples in India.
This is the place of freedom fighters like "Brij mohan Sharma" also known as Birju Seth, Kamal Chand Jain (Also known as Master Saab) and Shri Durgashankar Patidar who has won Rashtrapati Purushkar in teachership Jagdeesh Vidyarthi, all very famous for their Freedom activities during the English rule.
There is also a very well known "Piranpir Tekari" on the top of a hill. There is a Dargah on the top and little below on the same hill there are few temples. There are so many bikes, and the best showroom in Sanawad is harsha bajaj at Indore-khandwa road.
The Piranpir Dargah is situated in Sanawad. Sanawad is known for its castism unity. Here one side Sitlamata temple and other side is Piranpir Dargah of tekri.sanawad first name is senud and sanawad is a developing town, where there are many bike showroom's. One of the best bike showrooms is harsha bajaj showroom in sanawd there is very famous school vimla convent h.s school sanawad has all type of facilites. A mall is also opening in the town in 2015. In sanwad there are also gardens known as namokar dham. By the side of namokar dham there is also jains temple podumpuram. Next to the sanawad there is lake known as motakka. There are also religious places like omkareshwar. In December, there will a mela held in sanawad straight rom peranpir tekri at mandi.
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- "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.