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Barwani

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Barwani is a city and a municipality in Barwani District in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The city is situated near the left bank of the Narmada River, and is the administrative headquarters of Barwani District. It has served as the capital of the former princely state of Barwani. It can be reached by road only. Bawangaja, a Jain pilgrimage place, is 8 km from Barwani.Origin of nameThe name Badwani originated from the forests of BAD which had surrounded the city in old times. WANI is the old word for the Garden. Hence city got its name BADWANI which means Garden of Bads. Barwani is still pronounced as Badwani but it spells Barwani.GeographyBarwani is located at. It has an average elevation of 178 metres (583 feet). The great Narmada River flows through Barwani (5 km from city center). The maximum temperature of Barwani in April and May used to go as high as 48'C, making it one of the hottest place in Central India. However, in recent years, it has cooled a little bit.Barwani is surrounded by the great hills of Satpura and in the raining days it becomes one of the most beautiful places in central India. The city is also called the Paris of Nimar. Nimar region is split into East Nimar and West Nimar. Nimar, in local terms, means "area beyond thetdhgn Neem Trees". Barwani lies in West Nimar. The annual rainfall of Barwani is around 15 inches, though since 2006, it has increased a lot. Barwani is famous for its Papitas and Bawangaja (a Jain holy place 8 km from Barwani).
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