Amarwara

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Amarwara
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Town
Amarwara is located in Madhya Pradesh
Amarwara
Amarwara
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Amarwara is located in India
Amarwara
Amarwara
Amarwara (India)
Coordinates: 22°18′N 79°10′E / 22.3°N 79.17°E / 22.3; 79.17Coordinates: 22°18′N 79°10′E / 22.3°N 79.17°E / 22.3; 79.17
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Chhindwara
Founded by nikit thakur
Government
 • Body nagar palika parishad
Elevation 796 m (2,612 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,025
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Amarwara is a town and a nagar palika parishad in Chhindwara district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Amarwara is located at 22°18′N 79°10′E / 22.3°N 79.17°E / 22.3; 79.17.[1] It has an average elevation of 796 metres (2611 feet). Amarwara is located in between the Mountains of Satpuda. Confined between Dulha Dev Ghati and bhumka Ghati. It has a market for Chironji / Charoli, a type of dry fruit, which is supplied from here to points all over India.[citation needed] It is located between Harrai and Chhindwara on Narsinghpur-Chhindwara Road which is a national Highway no.26-B. The nearest airports are Nagpur and Jabalpur.

History[edit]

In the 1860s Johan and Alexina Ruthquist were missionaries here.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Amarwara had a population of 12,025. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Amarwara has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Schools[edit]

Schools in the area include Govt. Girls Higher Secondary School, Govt. Excellence School, Gyandeep Higher Secondary School, Happy Hours English Medium School, Navdeep Higher Secondary School, and Bright Career School, Gurukul Vidya Niketan.

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