Sheopur is a small city located in the northern region of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Sheopur district, which is located at a distance of 306 km from the capital city of Bhopal. The city has a rich history, and it is known for its cultural and historical heritage.
Sheopur has a rich history dating back to the 11th century when it was a part of the Chauhan dynasty. Later on, it came under the control of the Mughals and then the Marathas. In 1804, the city was conquered by the British, and it became a part of their empire. During the British rule, Sheopur became a major center of trade and commerce.
Sheopur is located at an altitude of 225 meters above sea level, and it is surrounded by the Vindhya and Satpura mountain ranges. The city is situated on the banks of the river Sindh, which is one of the major tributaries of the Yamuna river. The climate of Sheopur is tropical, with hot summers and mild winters.
According to the 2011 census, Sheopur has a population of approximately 120,000 people. The majority of the population belongs to the Hindu religion, followed by Muslims, Sikhs, and Christians. The official language of the city is Hindi, and it is also spoken by the majority of the population.
Sheopur is primarily an agricultural city, and the economy of the city is primarily dependent on agriculture. The major crops grown in the region include wheat, rice, pulses, and oilseeds. Apart from agriculture, there are also a few small-scale industries in the city, including textile, food processing, and handicrafts.
Sheopur has a rich cultural heritage, and the city is known for its folk music and dance. The major festivals celebrated in the city include Diwali, Holi, and Dussehra. The people of Sheopur are known for their hospitality and warmth towards visitors.
Sheopur is a popular tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh, known for its historical and cultural heritage. Some of the major tourist attractions in the city include:
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