MADHYA PRADESH: PLACES TO VISIT

Madhya Pradesh is famous for the exotic temples of Khajuraho, whose walls are covered by exquisite sculptures, many of which are of an erotic nature. This state is also famous as the location of the Great Stupa of Sanchi.

MADHYA PRADESH STATS:

TOTAL AREA : 308,252 Sq. Km (119,017 Sq. Mi) Rank: 2nd
POPULATION (2011): 72,597,565 Rank: 6th
CAPITAL CITY: Bhopal  
LARGEST CITY: Indore  
LITERACY RATE: 70.60%
HDI: 0.488 Rank: 26th
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: Hindi  
Official Website: www.mp.gov.in  

 

 

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NORTH: GWALIOR


Gwalior Fort
Gwalior Fort
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Omkareshwar Temple
Omkareshwar Temple

CENTRAL: BHOPAL (State Capital)


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Tal-Ul-Masjid
Tal-Ul-Masjid

 

SANCHI:

GREAT STUPA AT SANCHI GREAT STUPA AT SANCHI
GREAT STUPA AT SANCHI

 

NORTHEAST: KHAJURAHO

Sculptures on Temple walls

Sculptures on Temple walls
Sculptures on Temple walls

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii) barasingha
State bird Paradise flycatcher paradise flycatcher
State fish Mahseer  
State flower Lily  
State fruit Mango  
State tree Banyan  
State Seal   seal


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