Morena district

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Morena district
Location of Morena district in Madhya Pradesh
Location of Morena district in Madhya Pradesh
StateMadhya Pradesh
Administrative divisionChambal
Tehsils1. Morena, 2. Ambah, 3. Porsa, 4. Joura, 5. Sabalgarh and 6. Kailaras
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesMorena (shared with Sheopur district)
 • Assembly seats1. Sabalgarh, 2. Joura, 3. Sumawali, 4. Morena, 5. Dimani and 6. Ambah
 • Total4,998 km2 (1,930 sq mi)
 • Total1,965,137
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Literacy72.1
 • Sex ratio839
Major highwaysNH3
WebsiteOfficial website

Morena district is one of the 52 districts of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


Morena district comprises four sub-divisions: Morena, Ambah, Joura and Sabalgarh. Morena sub-division comprises a lone tehsil and a lone block: Morena. Ambah sub-division comprises two tehsils and blocks: Ambah and Porsa. Joura sub-division comprises Joura tehsil, which is further divided into two blocks: Joura and Pahargarh. Sabalgarh sub-division has two tehsils and blocks: Sabalgarh and Kailaras. Significant towns of this district are: Morena, Bamor, Ambah, Porsa, Joura, Sabalgarh, Kailaras and Jhundpura.

The district has six Vidhan Sabha constituencies: Sabalgarh, Joura, Sumawali, Morena, Dimani and Ambah. All of these are part of Morena Lok Sabha constituency.[1] The nearest public airport is Gwalior Airport. <ref></ref>


According to the 2011 census Morena District has a population of 1,965,137,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Lesotho[3] or the US state of New Mexico.[4] This gives it a ranking of 236th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 394 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,020/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 23.38%.[2] Morena has a sex ratio of 839 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 72.07%.[2]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ "Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008" (PDF). The Election Commission of India. pp. 226, 250.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Lesotho 1,924,886
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-09-30. New Mexico - 2,059,179

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