BHOPAL FACT FILE

Coordinates: 

o   Latitude: 23.26667
o   Longitude: 77.4
o   Latitude (DMS): 23° 16' 0 N
o   Longitude (DMS): 77° 24' 0 E
 
Country: India

State: Madhya Pradesh

District: Bhopal

Population: 2,958,416 (2010).

Area: 2,772 km2

Area Type: Spot feature

Civic Administration: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC)

Height from sea level: 427 meters (1,400 feet and 11.02 inches)

Regional Language: Hindi, Hindi-Urdu with a peculiar Bhopali accent is spoken in western and eastern parts of the city.

Literacy: 76.80%

Airport: Raja Bhoj Airport

Agriculture: 

o   Principal crops grown here are rice, wheat, soyabean, and mustard.

o   Cash Crops like cotton and sugarcane.

o   Horticultural crops that are grown are potato, onion, and garlic, along with fruits like guava, papaya, banana, oranges, mango and grapes, Lemon.

Climate: There are typically three main seasons – summer, monsoon and winter.
Summers (March to June)
Winters ( November-February)
Monsoon (
Mid-June - October

Religion:  55% Hinduism is the major Religion observed here and 40% Muslims, while 5% include Christian, Jains, Buddhists, Dawoodi bohra. In the old city the population is predominantly Muslim.

Telecommunication: International code: +91, Local Area code: 0755

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