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Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is in the Gwalior Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level. Shivpuri district shares a border with Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh towards the east and Rajasthan towards the west. It has nine tehsils: Badarwas, Karera, Kolaras, Narwar, Pichhore, Pohri, Bairad, Shivpuri and Khaniyadhan.
Madhav Chauk, a market in Shivpuri
|Elevation||468 m (1,535 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-MP|
The city is a popular tourist attraction in the monsoon season as it has a number of minor waterfalls and lakes. The city is known for its lush greenery, thick dense forests and also as being formerly the summer capital of the Scindia family who at one time ruled Gwalior. It is also known as shimla of Madhya Pradesh and The first tourist village of India.
Shivpuri has an average elevation of 468 metres (1,535 ft).