Hoshangabad District is one of the districts of Madhya Pradesh state of India. The town of Hoshangabad is the district headquarters.
Geography of Hoshangabad
Hoshangabad district covers the 5408.23 sq.km. area. Hoshangabad district is bounded by the districts of Raisen to the north side, Betul to the south side, Harda to the west side, Narsinghpur to the east side, Chhindwara to the southeast side and Sehore to the northwest side.
Rivers : Narmada and the Tawa are the main river of this district.
Latitude of Hoshangabad city : 21 deg 53" to 22 deg 59"
Longitude of Hoshangabad city : 76 deg 47" to 78 deg 44"
About Hoshangabad District
Hoshangabad district has a religious importance due to the holy river Narmada. Many pilgrims visit this place for sacred bath on Makar sankranti, Mahashivratri and all Amavasyas.
The city was earlier called Narmadapur after the river Narmada however later the name was changed to Hoshangabad.
Tehsils in Hoshangabad District
In Hoshangabad there are 8 Tehsils
Blocks in Hoshangabad District
In Hoshangabad there are 7 Development Blocks
Cities and Towns Hoshangabad District
Main Towns and cities of Hoshangabad district are : Babai, Khurd, Nandarwara, Sandia, Chaukipura, Nibhora, Seoni, Malwa, Papalgoia, Bankheri, Matkuli, Pipariya, Bhatgaon, Dolaria, Pachmarhi, Sobhapur, Hoshangabad , Pagara, Sohagpur, Itarsi, Pagdhal, Suplai
Railways Station in Hoshangabad District
Hoshangabad Railway Station
Itarsi Junction Railway Station
Pipariya Railway Station
Bus Station in Hoshangabad District
Hoshangabad Bus Station
Itarsi Bus Station
Pachmarhi Bus Station
Tourist Place in Hoshangabad District
Rajat Prapat (Big Fall)
Chauragarh (Shiv Devotees come here in huge numbers during Mahashivratri)
Apsara Falls (Fairy Pool)
Lady Robertson's view
Dhupgarh (The highest peak of the Satpuras and Madhya Pradesh)
Handi Khoh (Deep Valley)
Colleges in Hoshangabad District
Narmada Maha Vidyalaya, Hoshangabad
Makhanlal Chaturvedi Mahavidyalaya, Babai
Shaskiya Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Pipariya
Shaskiya Snatkottar Mahavidyalaya, Pipariya
Home Science College, Hoshangabad
Mahatma Gandhi Smiriti Maha Vidyalaya, Itarsi
Kusum Mahavidyalaya, Seonimalwa
Economy of Hoshangabad District
Economy of district is depends on agriculture. Main trade in the Hoshangabad district are Silk, Leather, Handicraft, Pulses etc. Other than these, the main business deals in the delivering of sand and tiles which come from river Narmada.