Morena

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Morena
City
Chausath Yogini Temple, Morena
Nickname(s): 
Mayurvan
Morena is located in Madhya Pradesh
Morena
Morena
Location in Madhya Pradesh
Morena is located in India
Morena
Morena
Morena (India)
Coordinates: 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°E / 26.5; 78.0Coordinates: 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°E / 26.5; 78.0
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictMorena
Government
 • MPNarendra Singh Tomar
 • CollectorB. Karthikeyan
 • Superintendent of PoliceLalit Shakyawar
Area
 • Total80 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
177 m (581 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total200,483
 • Rank154
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
 • DialectBrajbhasha
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
476001
Telephone code07532
Vehicle registrationMP-06
Websitewww.morena.nic.in

Morena is the headquarter city of Morena district, in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is governed by a municipality corporation. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Chambal division. It is 39 kilometres (24 mi) from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Morena is located at 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°E / 26.5; 78.0.[2] It has an average elevation of 177 metres (580 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2011 Census of India, Morena had a population of 288,303.[3] 13.2% of the population is under six years old.[3] Literacy was 80.28%; male literacy was 89.08% and female literacy was 70.22%.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district include:

  1. Triveni high School.[6]
  2. Neil World School.[7]
  3. J. S. Public School (Day boarding).[8]

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

Morena is situated on National Highway 3. The roadway connects all the parts of the state and nearby states such as Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The city is situated at the heart of India and can be reached from anywhere in the country through National Highway No. 3. The city has Mofussil (city-to-city) bus services with connections to nearby towns, villages and cities.

Indian Railways[edit]

Morena railway station is connected by train services to all parts of the country. Direct connections by train are available to these cities. Express trains such as the Bhopal Express, Taj Express and Bhopal Shatabdi and many more stop at Morena.

Tourist places morena

  • Padawali-mitawali
  • chausath yogini temple
  • kakanmath temple
  • ishwara mahadev
  • Mata basaiya
  • kutwar dam
  • pagara dam
  • koleshwar dham kolua
  • sihoniya jain temple
  • gyaneshwari mata temple
  • ghirona sarkar
  • Patiya bale baba
  • badokhar Mahakal temple
  • badokhar mata temple
  • bateswara temple

See also[edit]

-Mitawali -padawali -kakanmath -chambal safari -ishwara mahadev -koleshwar dham kolua

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Morena, India".
  3. ^ a b c "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  4. ^ "CA Topper Success Story : 13-14 घंटे पढ़ाई, सोशल मीडिया से दूरी, सीए टॉपर नंदिनी अग्रवाल और उनके भाई से सुनिए सफलता की कहानी". Navbharat Times (in Hindi). Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Star siblings: MP girl tops CA exam, brother comes 18th - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  6. ^ "KIDZ A First Step Pri-Primary School".
  7. ^ "Neill World School".
  8. ^ "J.S. PUBLIC SCHOOL – J.S. PUBLIC SCHOOL".