Malwa (Punjab)

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Malwa (Punjabi: ਮਾਲਵਾ) is the region of Punjab south of the Satluj river.[1] People of this region are given the demonym "Malwai". In western parts of Malwa, Punjabi is spoken in Malwai dialect. It forms a dialect continuum with Pwadhi dialect, which is spoken in eatern districts of Malwa region. The Pwadhi speaking region is sometimes designated as Poadh or Pwadha.

Districts of Malwa[edit]

The following districts are classified as Malwa:[1]

Tourist attractions[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Grover, Parminder Singh (2011). Discover Punjab: Attractions of Punjab. Parminder Singh Grover. p. 179. 

Coordinates: 30°30′00″N 76°00′00″E / 30.5000°N 76.0000°E / 30.5000; 76.0000