Shivpuri

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Shivpuri
शिवपुरी
city
Shivpuri is located in Madhya Pradesh
Shivpuri
Shivpuri
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°26′N 77°39′E / 25.43°N 77.65°E / 25.43; 77.65Coordinates: 25°26′N 77°39′E / 25.43°N 77.65°E / 25.43; 77.65
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Shivpuri
Named for Lord Shiva
Area
 • Total 10,278 km2 (3,968 sq mi)
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (Provisional Figure of 2011)
 • Total 1,725,818 (Provisional Figure of 2,011)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 473551
Vehicle registration MP-33
Website http://shivpuri.nic.in/

Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Gwalior Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level. Shivpuri district shares border with Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh towards the east and Rajasthan towards the west. It has nine tehsils: Badarwas, Karera, Kolaras, Narwar, Pichhore, Pohri, Bairad, Shivpuri and Khaniyadhan.

Madhau Chauk[edit]

Madhau Chauk is a main market of city Shivpuri. All Shopping facilities are available here .

Madhav Chauk

Chhatari[edit]

Chhatari (memorials ) ornate marble is a fine example of workmanship.

Chhatari (Shivpuri) a memorials

Its campus is on Chhatari Road which leads from Do Battai Chauraha to Bhadaiya Kund. As we enter in the campus of Chhatari ,we view first memorial of dowager queen Maharani Sakhya Raje Scindia, in a delighful fusion of Hindu and Islamic architectural styles, with their shikhara type spires and Rajput and Mughal pavilions.A tank is created in front of this memorial.The memorial of Madhav Rav Scindhia is built across the tank facing to wards Maharani Sakhya Raje Scindhia.One side of the tank a temple is established of Lord Ram with Seeta , Lakshman and other side a temple is established of Radha- Krishna. All memorials & temples are built by Scindhia Princes of Gwalior. Management of Chhatari is under control of a registered trust.[1]

Chhatari

Religious places[edit]

  • Ban Ganga Dham
  • Mohineshwar Dham
  • Chintaharan Mandir
  • Shiv Temple (Chhatari Road)

Picnic Spot[edit]

  • Bhadaiya Kund
  • Tourist Village
    Tourist Village Shivpuri

Geography[edit]

Shivpuri is located at coordinates d|25.43|N|77.65|E|.[2] It has an average elevation of 468 metres (1535 feet)

Demographics[edit]

As of provisional figures of 2011 India census, Shivpuri had a population of 1,725,818. Males constitute 919,369 of the population and females 806,413. Shivpuri has an average male literacy rate of 76.2% and female literacy rate of 49.5%. Children population of shivpuri (0-6 years) is 2,85,770.

Madhav National Park Lake

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://shivpuri.nic.in/Tourism.html
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Shivpuri