Depalpur, India

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This article is about the town in India. For the city in Pakistan, see Depalpur, Pakistan.
Depalpur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°51′N 75°33′E / 22.85°N 75.55°E / 22.85; 75.55Coordinates: 22°51′N 75°33′E / 22.85°N 75.55°E / 22.85; 75.55
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Indore
Elevation 533 m (1,749 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,300
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Depalpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Indore district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Origin of name[edit]

According to tradition, the town is named after the Paramara dynasty ruler Devapala (reigned 1216–40).


In the Ain-i-Akbari, Depalpur is mentioned as one of the 10 mahals of Ujjain sarkar in Malwa Subah.[1] Later, it became part of the princely state of Indore.


Depalpur is located at 22°51′N 75°33′E / 22.85°N 75.55°E / 22.85; 75.55.[2] It has an average elevation of 533 metres (1748 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[3] Depalpur had a population of 15,200. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Depalpur has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69% and, female literacy is 45%. In Depalpur, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Abul Fazl-i-Allami (1949, reprint 1993). Ain-i-Akbari, Vol.II (English tr. by H.S. Jarrett, rev. by J.N. Sarkar), Calcutta: The Asiatic Society, p.209
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Depalpur
  3. ^ "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.