|• Body||Badnagar Municipality|
|• M.L.A.||Murli Morwal (INC)|
|• M.P.||Chintamani Malviya (BJP)|
|• Municipal Chairman||Madhu Ashok Shobhawat (BJP)|
|• Tehsil||6.74 km2 (2.60 sq mi)|
|Elevation||497 m (1,631 ft)|
|• Urban density||5,938/km2 (15,380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Badnagar or Barnagar is a city, and a municipality in Ujjain district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Badnagar Tehsil Headquarters is Badnagar town and it belongs to Ujjain Division. It is located 45 km towards west from District headquarters Ujjain. 244 km from the state capital, Bhopal, towards the east and 72 km from Indore.
Barnagar is also famous for its fort, Amla Fort.
Badnagar is situated on the bank of river Chamla. Badnagar Tehsil is bounded by Badnawar Tehsil towards west, Depalpur Tehsil towards the south, Khachrod Tehsil towards north, Ujjain district towards the east. Indore City, Ujjain City, Ratlam City, Dhar City nearby cities to Badnagar. Badnagar consists of 196 villages and 108 Panchayats. This place is on the border of Ujjain and Dhar Districts. Dhar District, Badnawar, is west of this place.
As of 2011[update] India census, Badnagar had a population of 2,69,573. Among all population no. of males are 1,37,685 and no. of females are 1,31,888. Number of literates in Badnagar are 1,69,935. Among all literates, the number of males is 1,00,562 and the number of females is 69,373. While the number of illiterates here is 99,638.[clarification needed] 38,158 people of the population is under 6 years of age.
|In the age group 0–6 years||38,158||19,804||18,354|
|Scheduled Castes (SC)||59,160||30,148||29,012|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||16,823||8,565||8,258|
|Main Worker – Cultivator||54,894||35,530||19,364|
|Main Worker – Agricultural Labourers||38,769||20,732||18,037|
|Main Worker – Household Industries||1,579||1,061||518|
|Main Worker – Other||17,202||14,514||2,688|
|Marginal Worker – Cultivator||9,194||1,829||7,365|
|Marginal Worker – Agriculture Labourers||15,071||5,000||10,071|
|Marginal Worker – Household Industries||325||142||183|
|Marginal Workers – Other||1,280||759||521|
|Marginal Worker (3–6 Months)||21,344||6,148||15,196|
|Marginal Worker – Cultivator (3–6 Months)||7,129||1,196||5,933|
|Marginal Worker – Agriculture Labourers (3–6 Months)||12,921||4,218||8,703|
|Marginal Worker – Household Industries (3–6 Months)||215||94||121|
|Marginal Worker – Other (3–6 Months)||1,079||640||439|
|Marginal Worker (0–3 Months)||4,526||1,582||2,944|
|Marginal Worker – Cultivator (0–3 Months)||2,065||633||1,432|
|Marginal Worker – Agriculture Labourers (0–3 Months)||2,150||782||1,368|
|Marginal Worker – Household Industries (0–3 Months)||110||48||62|
|Marginal Worker – Other Workers (0–3 Months)||201||119||82|
It is hot in summer. Badnagar summer highest day temperature is in between 30 °C to 42 °C .
Average temperatures of January is 19 °C, February is 22 °C, March is 28 °C, April is 32 °C, May is 35 °C
Badnagar is well connected by road and rail with cities like Ujjain, Indore and Ratlam. state highway 18 (dewas to badnawar). Passes through Badnagar which connects it with Ujjain, Bhopal, Dewas and Ahmedabad via Dahod. Badnagar railway station is situated on ratlam-indore section of indian railways. Nearest airport is Indore airport.
Educational institutes in Barnagar teach in both English and Hindi. There are two colleges in Barnagar-
- Shree Digamber jain sanmati vidhiya mander barnagar
- Saraswati Vidhya Mandir Barnagar
- Unique Public School Barnagar
- St. Thomas Hr. Sec. School (since 1974) Barnagar
- Jain Public School Barnagar
- Vidhyanjali International School Barnagar
- Govt. College Barnagar
- Geeta Hospital
- Civil Hospital
- City Hospital
- Ashok hospital
- Gupta hospital
- Shrivastava Hospital
Badnagar is also famous for its dishes, most famous among them being Bhutte ke Laddu, Dal Biscuit and for its guavas. Badnagar is the birthplace of national poet Kavi Pradeep. Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee spent some of his childhood time in Badnagar. Another famous poet from Badnagar is Ibrahim Khan Gauri, the lyricist of hit movies of Rakesh Roshan like Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai and Koi... Mil Gaya.
- "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.