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About Ashoknagar



Ashoknagar is a city in Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is the administrative headquarters of Ashoknagar District. It was previously a part of Guna district. Ashoknagar is well known for its Grain Mandi and "Sharbati Gaihu", a type of wheat. The nearest district is Guna which is 45 km from there. Ashoknagar, formerly known as Pachar, has five tehsils viz. Isagarh, Chanderi, Mungaoli, Ashoknagar and Shahdora. In Ashoknagar city there are two parts: the Railway Gate and Gandhi Park Side. The railway line is in the middle of the city. Ashoknagr has a Railway Station and Bus Stand. Ashoknagar is connected to the main cities of M.P. by the means of roads and trains.

Ashoknagar is located on the northern part of Madhya Pradesh between Sindh and the Betwa. It comes under the northern part of Malwa plateau, though main part of its district lies in the Bundelkhand Plateau. Geographically, 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 it from Sagar District and Lalitpur District of Uttar Pradesh. The Sindh is the main river flowing along the western boundary. Chanderi, a part of the Ashoknagar, is famous for its exquisite and delicate muslin industry. One can reach Ashoknagar very easily as it is situated on the Kota-Bina railway section of Western Central Railway. Ashoknagar is approximately 200 k.m. away from the capital of the state Bhopal. Ashok nagar is situated at the Heart of India