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Indore City Facts


Indore, the largest city in Madhya Pradesh situated on the banks of the two rivers Sarasvati and Khan, derived its name from the 18th century Indreshwar temple. It is also known as the City of Holkars as it was planned and built by Rani Ahilyabai Holker, one of the famous queen of India. The city, endowed with beautiful landscapes and salubrious climate is renowned for its architectural splendor. There are numerous monuments associated with the Holkars in the city. Apart from having industries like automobile, textile, IT etc, Indore has a number of educational institutes like IIM and Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya which are amongst the best in the country. Indore is a great industrial center which has the look of a boomtown.


Area : 3,398 km2
Population : 1835915
Season : October to March
STD Code : 0731
Temperature : Summer - Max 40oC, Min 22oC
Winter - Max 29oC, Min 22oC
Rain Fall : 1,050 mm
Literacy : 54.95%