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Mandsaur District

Mandsaur District is situated in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh. It covers an area of 5,530 sq km with a population of a million. Mandsaur is known for its archaeological and historical heritage. The main language used is Malvi, a mixture of Rajasthani and Hindi. The district takes its name from the headquarters town, Mandsaur.

The climate is dry except during the south-west monsoon (July to September). Pashupatinath temple, Bahi Parashnath Jain Temple and Gandhi Sagar Dam (constructed across the river Chambal) are major tourist attractions. Mandsaur is well-known for the large production of opium. The slate pencil industry is the main industry.

Updated on 4th August, 2015

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