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Ashoknagar

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Ashoknagar (also Ashok Nagar) is a city in Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ashoknagar District. it was previously in in Guna district. Ashoknagar is well known for its Chanderi Silk Sarees, Grains Mandi and "Sharbati Gaihu" a type of wheat.



Geography

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Ashoknagar At A Glance

Ashoknagar is located on the northern-eastern part of Malwa Platue between Parbati and the Betwa. Mathematically the District is situated between the latitude 24.34 N and longitude 77.43 E . The eastern and western boundaries of the District are well defined by the rivers. The Betwa flows along the eastern boundary separating from Sagar District, and Lalitpur and Jhansi District of Uttar Pradesh. The Parbati is the main river flowing along the western boundary. Chanderi is famous for its exquisite and delicate muslin industry is a part of the district



Attraction

Mata Mandir
Trikal Choubeese Jain Temple
Tulsi Sarovar
Shri Anandpur Temple
Chanderi Places
Shri Thubon Ji Kshetra

 

Area and Population

Ashoknagar District is divided into four tehsils and has population of ---- spread over area of 4673.94 sq.Km. The details of the Block wise population & Area as shown in Table -

Name of Block Area in Square KM Population
Chanderi 1035.50 130532
Ashoknagar 1237.48 227404
Mungaoli 1229.04 182497
Issagarh 1078.35 138160


Demographics


Now By People Verdicts Ashoknagar's Tehsils Population is something about 70,000 and for the district the count is somewhere around 2,40,000 people (men + women). The most nearly district is Guna which is 45km far from there. Ashoknagar foremerly knows as askn. askn contains 4 tehsils. Esagarh, Chanderi, Mungaoli, Ashoknagar. Chanderi is place to watch the old temples. The whole Chanderi side is filled with old temples and old places ideal to tourists. In Ashoknagar city there were two parts mainly. Across The Railway Gate and Gandhi Park Side. City have Station and Bus Stops. Ashoknagar Is Well connected to the main cities of india by road and trains also. Ashoknagar not a junction but the nearest junction is Guna and on the other side Bina.


Culture


Ashoknagar is famous for the Jain temple called Trikaal Choubeese, where the idols of past, present, and future Thirthankars, described in Jain religion, is found. It is also famous for the place Chanderi which is about 35 km from Ashoknagar. In Chanderi ancient sculptures are there in large numbers. Thubon Sidha Kshetra is a pilgrim centre for Jains. It is about 28km from Ashoknagar.