Morena is the headquarter city of Morena district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is governed by a municipality corporation. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Chambal division. It is 39 kilometres (24 mi) from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
|Coordinates: 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°ECoordinates: 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°E|
|• MP||Narendra Singh Tomar|
|• Collector||Kamal Bansal|
|• Leader||Eren Yeager|
|• Total||80 km2 (30 sq mi)|
|Elevation||177 m (581 ft)|
|• Density||2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Morena is located at 26°30′N 78°00′E / 26.5°N 78.0°E. It has an average elevation of 177 metres (580 feet).
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As of the 2011 Census of India, Morena had a population of 288,303. 13.2% of the population is under six years old. Literacy was 80.28%; male literacy was 89.08% and female literacy was 70.22%.
- Ram Prasad Bismil, an Indian revolutionary from the village of Barbai.
- Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister in the Indian government.
- Adal Singh Kansana, a former minister in the Madhya Pradesh government.
- Rustam Singh, a former minister in Madhya Pradesh government.
- Ashok Argal, Mayor of Morena Municipal corporation.
- Paan Singh Tomar, Athlete.
Schools in the district include:
Morena is situated on National Highway 3. The roadway connects all the parts of the state and nearby states such as Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The city is situated at the heart of India and can be reached from anywhere in the country through National Highway No. 3. The city has Mofussil (city-to-city) bus services with connections to nearby towns, villages and cities.
Morena railway station is connected by train services to all parts of the country. Direct connections by train are available to these cities. Express trains such as the Bhopal Express, Taj Express and Bhopal Shatabdi and many more stop at Morena.
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- ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Morena, India".
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