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Manawar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Manawar is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08Coordinates: 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dhar
Elevation 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 30,393
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 454446
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Manawar (Hindi: मनावर) is a town and a tehsil in Dhar district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The name Manawar came from name of river Mān that flows at southern edge of the town. Pin code of Manawar is 454446. [1]


Manawar is located at 22°14′N 75°05′E / 22.23°N 75.08°E / 22.23; 75.08.[2] It has an average elevation of 180 metres (590 feet). It lies in Narmada Valley.[3]

Nearest Railway station and airport is Indore which is 129 km from Manawar. National Highway 3 is 50 km from Manawar.


As of 2011 India census,[4] Manawar had a population of 30,393. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Manawar has an average literacy rate of 63%, lower than the national average of 74.04%:[5] male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 58.7%. In Manawar, 13.5% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Some of the religious places in Manawar are Rajendra Suri Jain Dadawadi, Gayatri Mandir, Shri Jageshwar Mandir, Shri Banknath Mahadev Mandir, Shri Mangla Devi Mandir, Shri Parshvanath Jain Mandir, Shri Manta Ganesh Mandir and Shri Balipurwale Baba Mandir.

The Ashram of famous saint Shri Balipurwale Babaji, is located in Balipur, Tehsil-Manawar. It is a religious and peaceful city.

Business and Lifestyle[edit]

Surrounded by around 60 villages, business is mainly dependent on Agriculture. Most grown crops include Soybean, Cotton, Wheat and Red Chilli. It is known as the Business City of Dhar district. Festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Raksha Bandhan, Eid, Holi, Guru Saptami are celebrated with joy and excitement. For scenic beauty, people prefer Man Dam Garden as Picnic spot.