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Sendhwa (सेंधवा)
Sendhwa (सेंधवा) is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sendhwa (सेंधवा)
Sendhwa (सेंधवा)
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 21°41′N 75°06′E / 21.68°N 75.1°E / 21.68; 75.1Coordinates: 21°41′N 75°06′E / 21.68°N 75.1°E / 21.68; 75.1
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Barwani
Elevation 409 m (1,342 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 56,485
 • 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 and a municipality in Barwani district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is well known for its huge cotton production and cotton mandi. Sendhwa is also famous for its sites of historical interest, notably a black stone fort dating from the 16th century which has four main entrances, marking the four points of the compass. At the South door there is a temple complex, and therefore this is considered to be the main entrance. Another point of interest in the area is Bijasan Tekri, which is 15 km from Sendhwa and located at the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Some of the Important Monumentaries like Rajrajeshwar and Gaytri Temples located inside the Sendhwa fort. Sendhwa is the biggest revenue generating tehsil of the Barwani District and crucial in the regulation of law and order in the district. Sendhwa has the highest population in Barwani district. Sendhwa is one of the biggest Industrial Area present in the region.Acknowledging this, Government of Madhya Pradesh entitles the City with "LAXMINAGAR" and even it is called as The City of White Gold


Sendhwa is located at MH&MP Border 21°41′N 75°06′E / 21.68°N 75.1°E / 21.68; 75.1.[1] It has an average elevation of 409 metres (1341 feet).


As of 2011 India census,[2] 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.

Religions in Sendhwa
Religion Percent
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (1.0%), Buddhists (<0.5%).



Renuka Institute Of Management
Global Institute of Engineering and Science
Arihant Homoeopathic Medical college
Government Polytechnic College
Premsukh Institute of Paramedical Science
Government PG College
Vivekananda B.Ed College
Sardar Patel B.Ed. College
B.P.Ed. college chatli
Darul Uloom Sendhwa
Ashrafi Darul Uloom
Rabiya Basri Girls Darul Uloom
Sendhwa Homoeopathic Medical College


CBSE Affiliated:-

Raghuwansh Public School (CBSE)
Gurukul, The Real English Medium School (CBSE)
Lions Convent Higher Secondary School (CBSE)
Saint Augustien School (CBSE)
Sendhwa Public School (CBSE)
The Anglo Public School (CBSE)

Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) Board:-

Govt.Excellence Higher Secondary School
Govt.Girls Higher Secondary School
Govt.High School No.1
Govt.Model Higher Secondary school
Govt.Kanya Parisar
Little Rose Public School