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Jawar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°56′N 76°27′E / 21.93°N 76.45°E / 21.93; 76.45Coordinates: 21°56′N 76°27′E / 21.93°N 76.45°E / 21.93; 76.45
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Sehore
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,131
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Jawar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Sehore district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


Jawar is located at 21°56′N 76°27′E / 21.93°N 76.45°E / 21.93; 76.45.[1] It has an average elevation of 294 metres (964 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Jawar had a population of 7131. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jawar has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 40%. In Jawar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Jawar
  2. ^ "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.