Location in Madhya Pradesh, India

Coordinates: 22°10′N 75°21′E / 22.17°N 75.35°E / 22.17; 75.35Coordinates: 22°10′N 75°21′E / 22.17°N 75.35°E / 22.17; 75.35
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dhar
Elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Population (2001)
  Total 13,229
  Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Dharampuri is a town and a nagar panchayat in Dhar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Dharampuri is located at 22°10′N 75°21′E / 22.17°N 75.35°E / 22.17; 75.35.[1] It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 feet).


Dharampuri is that it is at the river side of Narmada and was the birthplace of Rani Roop Mati who is mythologically the daughter of Maa Narmada and was wedded at Mandu with the emperor Baj Bahadoor.shah

It was also the worship Place of Maharshi Dadheechi who donated his bones to Devas for fighting with the daityas. Bilwamriteshwar Mhadev temple is placed at Island which is ancient

The city was made by Pandus elder brother Yudhisthir, after that the city was called "Dharampuri".


As of 2001 India census,[2] Dharampuri had a population of 13,229. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dharampuri has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70% and, female literacy is 53%. In Dharampuri, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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