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Dharampuri

Dharampuri
धरमपुरी
city
Dharampuri is located in Madhya Pradesh
Dharampuri
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dhar
Elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,229
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Dharampuri is a town and a nagar panchayat in Dhar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4

Geography

Dharampuri is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 feet).

History

Dharampuri is that it is at the river side of Narmada and was the birthplace of Rani Roop Mati who is mythologically the daughter of Maa Narmada and was wedded at Mandu with the emperor Baj Bahadoor.

It was also the worship Place of Maharshi Dadheechi who donated his bones to Devas for fighting with the daityas. Bilwamriteshwar Mhadev temple is placed at Island which is ancient

The city was made by pandus elder brother Yudhisthir,after that the city was called "Dharampuri".

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dharampuri had a population of 13,229. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dharampuri has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70% and, female literacy is 53%. In Dharampuri, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Dharampuri
  2. ^ "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. 
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