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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is commonly abbreviated as M.P. in India local. Its name "Madhya Pradesh" means "Central Region" because is if located at Central of India. It is easily accessible from all corners of India. Till year 2000, Madhya Pradesh was the largest state of India in area-wise but after creation of Chattisgarh state from Madhya Pradesh area, it become second largest state in area-wise and 6th largest state in population wise. During British India it was known as 'Central Province' which included some area from current Madhya Pradesh and some areas of Maharashtra, even Nagpur city was its part. It is among few states of India who shares their state border with other states of India and not with any other country or coastal line. Its north-east border touches Uttar Pradesh state, north-west border touches Rajasthan, western border touches Gujarat, south-west border touches Maharashtra state and south-east border touches Chattisgarh. One can visit Madhya Pradesh by road from these adjoining states.



General Information

  • 3, 08, 000 square km
  • Nagpur
  • Bhopal
  • 70.34 million (2012)
  • 37

Connectivity

AIRWAYS :

Madhya Pradesh State is well linked through flight from major tourist destinations and cities of India like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Vishakhapattnam, Bangalore, Srinagar, Ahmedabad etc. Major airports in Madhya Pradesh state are located in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Khajuraho. Now with the introduction of air-taxi service in Madhya Pradesh, all these airports are well inter-connected which ensures swift easy movement within state cities.

ROADWAYS :

Madhya Pradesh State border touches 5 state: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh & Maharashtra. All these states are well linked from cities and towns of Madhya Pradesh by road. Some major National Highways like NH-7, NH-12A, NH-25, NH-26, NH-27, NH-69, NH-3, NH-92, NH-12 etc. passes through this state. Major tourist destinations close to Madhya Pradesh, linked by Road are: Agra, Jaipur, Varanasi, Tadoba National Park, Ranthambore, Raipur, Vishakhapattnam, Ajanta, Ellora, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Mount Abu, Chambal Sanctuary, Lucknow etc. For visiting Madhya Pradesh, we offer car rental services from all these places. We maintain car rental offices in all vital places like Bhopal, Indore, Khajuraho, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Agra, Varanasi, Delhi etc.

RAILWAYS :

Madhya Pradesh State is well connected by Indian railways network. Most of the major railway tracks passes through this state due to its central location. All important cities and tourist destinations are linked with direct trains to Madhya Pradesh like: Jaipur, Agra, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ranthambore, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Puri, Haridwar, Varanasi etc. Their are number of railway junctions inside Madhya Pradesh like Itarsi, Katni, Bina, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Dewas, Khandwa etc. Being centrally located, almost all trains running crisscross country, passes through Madhya Pradesh. Web of railway track in this state is good but their is still scope for further improvement. Work is going on many new projects that will makes the network further better.

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