|Elevation||448 m (1,470 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Malvi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Shujalpur is a city and a municipality in Shajapur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. City has a great history attached to itself. Ranoji Rao Shinde, father of Mahadji Shinde(Scindia), died in 1745 at Shujalpur, where his cenotaph (chattri) stands which houses a Shiv temple. It is known as Ranoganj.
Shujalpur is located at Malwa region.Two rivers namely, the Nevaj and Jamdad flow through the city.It has an average elevation of 448 metres (1469 feet). The city falls in the
Shujalpur lies on the Ujjain-Bhopal WR-CR link. There are regular trains plying to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Kanpur, Patna, Trivendrum, Coimbatore, Cochin, Nagpur, Jammu, Puri and other major cities.
From Bhopal- 91 km
From Indore- 150 km
Nearest Domestic Airport Bhopal which is 83 km
Nearest International Airport Indore which is 170 km
As of 2001[update] India census, Shujalpur had a population of 42,465. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Shujalpur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 61%. In Shujalpur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. People speak Malvi (a local dialect of Hindi) and Hindi. Shujalpur also has a large population of Maharashtrian people, hence Marathi is also spoken and understood by a large number of population of Shujalpur Shujalpur is legislative assembly constituency. shujalpur is tehasil
The city has also a rich political history, First Prime-Minister (as then it was called) of Madhya Bharat late Pandit Liladhar Joshi belonged to this city.
- "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.
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