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About Bhopal

Bhopal has a rich history and heritage to it’s credit. It held a unique position in history as it was ruled by four women (Begums) for over a hundred years. They gave the city its waterworks, railways, a postal system and a municipality constituted in 1907. There are various places of historic interest like the oldest stone structure in India – The Sanchi Stupa, which is now a Unesco World Heritage Site. It also houses several lakes and national parks. Bhopal also has a vibrant and active youth culture, with many major universities and colleges located here. Bhopal is a peaceful city, peace loving and educated citizenry. Bhopal is a picturesque city, with huge Lakes and Gardens, Greenery and environment friendly atmosphere.


As the capital of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal is very well connected by Rail, Road and Air transport. It has India’s longest Bus Rapid Transit System and plans for a Metro Rail are already in it’s advanced stages.

By Road
National Highway 12 – connects to Jabalpur in the East and Jaipur in the West. National Highway 86 – connects Bhopal to Sagar in the East to Dewas in the West. State Highway 17 connects the city with Indore.

There are also daily buses to Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Kota, Nagpur, Jaipur, Shirdi, Pune, Akola, Amravati, Jalgaon, Vadodara, Surat and Nashik.

By Rail
Bhopal lies in the West Central Railway Zone. Considering both North-South and East-West train routes, it is one of the most rail connected cities in India.

By Air
Domestic direct flight services operate to New Delhi and Mumbai from Jet Airways, JetKonnect and Air India via the Raja Bhoj International Airport.

City at a Glance

Location Coordinates: 23°15′N 77°25′E
Metropolis Area : 648.24 km2 (250.29 sq mi)
Climate : Humid Subtropical Climate


5 Universities Headquatered in Bhopal
8 Institutes of National Importance

As EDUCATION HUB of Central India:

84 Engineering Colleges
35 M.B.A. Colleges
5 Medical/Dental Colleges
Over 75+ Schools
And a numerous Colleges/Institutions for various course at Under Graduate , Post Graduate & Doctorate (Ph.D) levels

* The source of this information is wikipedia. There may be a time lag between web updates and actual numbers.