(Last Updated on : 03/07/2010)
Dharampuri is a small settlement in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh
. It is situated in the Narmada valley. It is positioned in the southeastern part of the district. In the west of Dharampuri is Khalghat at a distance of 18km. and in the southwest is Manawar, a beautiful town at a distance of 26 km. Indore, a major city of Madhya Pradesh is about 136 km. from Dharampuri.
Devi Ahilya Bai Holeker Airport is the nearest airport and Badnagar Railway Station is the nearest railhead. It is located between 22.17° North latitude and 75.35° East longitude. It is located at a height of 139 metres (456 feet) above mean sea level.
According to the 2001 census report, Dharampuri had a population of 13,229 inhabitants. Males constitute 51% of the population while the females constitute 49 % of the population. In Dharampuri, 16% of the population is less than six years of age. The place has an average literacy rate of 62%, which is higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 70% and, the female literacy rate is 53%.
Bagh Caves, Sardarpur Sanctuary, the historic palace at Mandleshwar, Maheshwar, the old monuments at Barwani, and Darya Khan Tomb and Dilawar Khan's Mosque at Mandu are suitable short excursion sites in the neighbourhood.