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Madhya Pradesh (Aboot this soondmɑːdjə prə dɛʃ , literally "Central Province"), abbreviatit MP, is a state in central Indie. Its caipital is Bhopal an the lairgest ceety is Indore.

Madhya Pradesh
Location o Madhya Pradesh in Indie
Location o Madhya Pradesh in Indie
Coordinates: 22°25′N 72°32′E / 22.42°N 72.54°E / 22.42; 72.54
Kintra Indie
Establisht1 November 1956
CaipitalBhopal
Lairgest ceetyIndore
Destricts50
Govrenment
 • TeepUnicameral Legislature (230 seats)
 • BodiGovrenment o Madhya Pradesh
 • GovernorRam Naresh Yadav
 • Chief MeenisterShivraj Singh Chauhan
 • Heich CourtMadhya Pradesh Heich Court Jabalpur
Area
 • State308,252 km2 (119,017 sq mi)
Aurie rank2nt
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • State72,597,565
 • Rank6t
 • Density236/km2 (610/sq mi)
 • Urban
20,059,666
 • Rural
52,537,899
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
PIN
45xxxx-48xxxx
ISD code091-7xxx
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
HDIIncrease 0.488 (medium)
HDI rank26t (2005)
Leeteracy70.60% (2011)[1]
Sex Ratio930 (2011)[2]
Offeecial leidsHindi
Wabsteidmp.gov.in

Elknamit the "hert o Indie" due tae its geografical location in Indie, Madhya Pradesh is the seicont lairgest state in the kintra bi aurie. Wi ower 75 million indwallers, it is the saxt lairgest state in Indie bi population.

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