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Sitamau is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°01′N 75°21′E / 24.02°N 75.35°E / 24.02; 75.35Coordinates: 24°01′N 75°21′E / 24.02°N 75.35°E / 24.02; 75.35
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Mandsaur
Elevation 457 m (1,499 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 15,000
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sitamau is a town and a nagar panchayat in Mandsaur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Mandsaur district of Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh.

It was the seat of the princely Sitamau State.

Notable Hindi film composer Sajjad Hussain was born in Sitamau in 1917.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Sitamau had a population of 12,889. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Sitamau has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 26%. In Sitamau, 49% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.