Shivpuri

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Shivpuri
शिवपुरी
city
Shivpuri is located in Madhya Pradesh
Shivpuri
Shivpuri
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°26′N 77°39′E / 25.43°N 77.65°E / 25.43; 77.65Coordinates: 25°26′N 77°39′E / 25.43°N 77.65°E / 25.43; 77.65
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Shivpuri
Named for Lord Shiva
Area
 • Total 10,278 km2 (3,968 sq mi)
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (Provisional Figure of 2011)
 • Total 1,725,818 (Provisional Figure of 2,011)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 473551
Vehicle registration MP-33
Website http://shivpuri.nic.in/

Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Gwalior Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level. Shivpuri shares border with Jhansi U.P. towards east and Rajasthan towards west. Shivpuri have nine tahsils, namely, Badarwas, Karera, Kolaras, Narwar, Pichhore, Pohri, Bairad, Shivpuri and Khaniyadhan.

Geography[edit]

Shivpuri is located at coordinates d|25.43|N|77.65|E|.[1] It has an average elevation of 468 metres (1535 feet)

Demographics[edit]

As of provisional figures of 2011 India census, Shivpuri had a population of 1,725,818. Males constitute 919,369 of the population and females 806,413. Shivpuri has an average male literacy rate of 76.2% and female literacy rate of 49.5%. Children population of shivpuri (0-6 years) is 2,85,770.

Madhav National Park Lake

Industries[edit]

Shivpuri is not industrialized as such. Only minor industries like Sharda Solvent Ltd., Balaji Stone Cutting Industry and Gwalior Forest Products Ltd. (Kattha mill) are some common names here.

The Gwalior Forest Products Ltd is a 60 year old company located in Shivpuri that manufactures standardized Herbal Products and Phytochemical products.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Shivpuri
  2. ^ "Gwalior Herbal Products". Gwalior Herbal Products. Retrieved 2014-06-27.