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Agar Malwa

                                 is the 51st district and a municipality in the state of Madhya  Pradesh, India, formed in 2013 byexcluding a part of Shajapur       District. It is   situated alongthe Indore—Kota SH-27 highway. It was formerly a   cantonment region at the time of India's independencebecause       of the   favourable weather and the availability of water.

Geography

       The District Agar-Malwa is a part of Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. It is   situated in the western boundary of the state.It is a part of Ujjain      Division. It   is a important agriculture district in State and present in Malwa Plateau agro   climatic region of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated      between 230.06 and   240.19 North Latitude and 75.41 and 77.02 Longitude. It is about 453 ft   above the mean sea level. It is surrounded by      Ujjain and Ratlam in the   south, Rajgarh and Shajapur in the east. The northern boundary is formed   with Jhalawar district of Rajsthan.

      The total geographical area of the District is 272578 hector. The district is   administratively divided in to two revenue Sub-Divisions. It is divided      in to   four blocks which is further divided in to 227 Gram panchayats. The district   Population is residing in 516 villages out of which 14 villages      are categories   as inhabited Village.

       The western part of the district is marked by the Agar Plateau that covers the major areas of Agar Malwa district. There is a hill tract in the west      of Badod town showing scattered hillocks in a north-south direction. The presence of hills in the center has affected the drainage pattern. The      height of this tract varies between 500 metres (1,600 ft) and 545 metres (1,788 ft) above the mean sea level and it slopes towards the north.      Dudhaliy and Kachhol are the main streams in the west, originating from the hill tract and draining towards the west. Chhoti Kali Sindh, which is      the main perennial stream of the region, flows northwards on the western border of the region.

History

        Agar Malwa was the capital of Parmar Kingdom during the 10th century along with Avantika , then it was the most popular visiting place of            mughal kingdom when Mandu was its capital. The Mughals liked to spend summer vacations here because the temperature during summer      nights was very low compared to other areas in the region. It was a division during the Sindia state (some palace of them also present and used     for city court and for other government offices). It was a district under the state of Madhya Bharat after the independence of India till 1956. Since     16 August 2013 Agar Malwa has been the 51st district of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics

      As of 2001 India census,Agar had a population of 31,202. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%.

 

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