About District

Jabalpur is the administrative headquarters of Jabalpur district. Historically, a center of the Kalachuri and Gond dynasties, the city developed a syncretic culture influenced by intermittent Mughal and Maratha rule. The High Court of Madhya Pradesh, headquarters of the West Central Railway and Army headquarters of five states (MP, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar and Jharkhand) are located here.

At a Glance

  • Area: 5,211 Sq. Km.
  • Population: 24,63,289
  • Language: Hindi
  • Villages: 1514
  • Male: 12,77,278
  • Female: 11,86,011