Location of Jabalpur
Jabalpur is located in Jabalpur District of Jabalpur Division of Madhya Pradesh. Geographically, Jabalpur is situated in the Mahakoshal region of India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Jabalpur district.
History of Jabalpur
Jabalpur is considered as a historical city whose reference can be found in Mahabharata and Ramayana. In early India, it came in the direct rule of Mauryan Empire, which was proved in the Ashokan relics and later it became the vassal state under Guptas. After the downfall of Gupta Empire, Kalachuri Dynasty and Chalukyas began to rule. In medieval times, Gondwana rulers began to rule and later merged with Mughal Dynasty. In 18th Century, Marathas and British began to rule but for Anglo Maratha War, British took the direct control of Jabalpur and later merged with Agra Presidency.
Geography of Jabalpur
The latitudinal and longitudinal limit of Jabalpur is about 23.17 degree North latitude and 79.95 degree East longitude at a height of 411 meters above mean sea level.
Climate of Jabalpur
Jabalpur enjoys humid subtropical climate. The summer begins in late March, lasting until June. May is the hottest month, with the average temperature 45 degree Celsius. The average annual rainfall is nearly1386 mm. The winter temperature falls up to 15 degree Celsius.
Demography of Jabalpur
According to the Population census in the year 2011, Jabalpur has the population of about 1,081,677. Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Christianity are the popular religions here. The literacy rate of Jabalpur is also revealed in the census report, which is 75 percent.
Economy of Jabalpur
The economy of Jabalpur is dependent on cotton textiles, Information Technology, education, electrical goods, glassware, furniture, iron and steel and cement industries.
Tourism in Jabalpur
Jabalpur has many tourism destinations like Hanumantal Bada Jain Mandir, Madan Mahal, Rani Durgawati Museum, Dumna Nature Reserve Park, Bargi Dam, Dhuandhar Falls, Marble Rocks in Bhedaghat, Kachnar City, Tilwara Ghat, Jilehri Ghat, Chounshath Yogni-Shiva Parvati Temple, Pisanhari Ki Madiya, Jageshwar Nath Shiv Temple, Kundalpur, Pench National Park, Kanha Tiger Reserve and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
Jabalpur is easily connected with all other cities of India and the cities of Madhya Pradesh by roadways, railways and airways. Jabalpur is connected with Varanasi, Nagpur, Bhopal, Indore, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Raipur, Allahabad, Hyderabad, Warangal, Ranchi, Patna, Bilaspur and Bengaluru. West Central Railway is the nearest zone and Jabalpur Airport is connected with all the Indian states.