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Sendhwa is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°41′05″N 75°05′43″E / 21.68472°N 75.09528°E / 21.68472; 75.09528Coordinates: 21°41′05″N 75°05′43″E / 21.68472°N 75.09528°E / 21.68472; 75.09528
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Barwani
 • Total 18 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 409 m (1,342 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 56,485
 • Density 3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 451666
Telephone code 07281
Vehicle registration MP 46
Sex ratio 926 per 1000 males /

Sendhwa is a city with a municipal government in Barwani district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the headquarters for Sendhwa Tehsil, and, as of 2011, was the largest town in the district. The name Sendhwa was derived after the rulers Sendhaw (सेंधव) at period of holkars.[1]


Sendhwa is located at MH&MP Border 21°41′N 75°06′E / 21.68°N 75.1°E / 21.68; 75.1.[2] It has an average elevation of 409 metres (1341 feet). it is biggest city in Barwani district.


As of 2011 India census,[3] Sendhwa had a population of 56,485. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Sendhwa has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 55%. In Sendhwa, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ a b Sinha, Sachin et al., Directorate of Census Operations, Madhya Pradesh (2015). District Census Handbook, Barwani, Census of India 2011: Village and Town Wise Primay Census Abstract (PDF). Series-24, PART XII-B. p. 14. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sendhwa
  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.