Sagar is a city located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the Vindhya Range, which separates the Malwa plateau from the Bundelkhand region. The city is known for its historical and cultural significance, as well as its natural beauty.
The history of Sagar dates back to the 10th century when it was known as Sagarapur. The city was ruled by various dynasties including the Chandela, Gond, and Maratha dynasties. In the 18th century, Sagar came under the control of the British East India Company. During the British rule, Sagar was a major center of administration and trade. After India gained independence in 1947, Sagar became a part of the newly formed state of Madhya Pradesh.
Sagar is situated at an altitude of 517 meters above sea level. It is located at a distance of about 186 km from the state capital, Bhopal. The city is spread over an area of 10.36 square kilometers and is surrounded by hills on three sides. The Tons River, a tributary of the Yamuna River, flows through the city. The climate of Sagar is tropical with hot summers and cool winters.
As per the 2011 Census of India, the population of Sagar was 271,175. The city has a literacy rate of 85.9%, which is higher than the national average. The majority of the population in Sagar is Hindu, followed by Muslims and Christians. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in the city.
The economy of Sagar is mainly dependent on agriculture and industries. The city is known for its production of soybean, wheat, and paddy. Apart from agriculture, Sagar has a number of small and medium-sized industries including textiles, ceramics, and food processing. The city is also home to a number of educational institutions, which contribute to its economy.
Sagar has a rich cultural heritage, which is reflected in its architecture, music, and festivals. The city has a number of historical monuments including the Sagar Fort, which was built by the Marathas in the 18th century. The city is also known for its traditional music, which includes folk songs and dances. Some of the popular festivals celebrated in Sagar include Diwali, Holi, and Dussehra.
Sagar has a number of tourist attractions, which attract visitors from all over the world. Some of the popular tourist spots in Sagar include the Sagar Fort, which is a major historical landmark. The city also has a number of temples including the Jain Temple, which is known for its beautiful architecture. The city is also known for its natural beauty, with hills, waterfalls, and forests in its vicinity. Some of the popular natural attractions near Sagar include the Ken River and Khimlasa Fort.
|S.No||Tehsil / Taluk Name||District Name||State Name|