<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a town in the Dhar district
of Madhya Pradesh
, India. Governed by a Nagar Nigam
, it is a well-known industrial estate referred to as the 'Detroit
of India'. Pithampur is located at a distance of about 22 km from Indore via Rau and is 8 kilometres from Mhow
, which is another suburb of Indore.
Pithampur has an average elevation of about 550 meters above MSL.Pithampur has a typical sub-tropical climate. Three distinct seasons are observed, summer, monsoon and winter. Summers start in mid-March and can be extremely hot in April and May. The daytime temperatures can touch 40°C on more than one occasion. Average summer temperature may go as high as 36–39 °C (100.4 °F) but humidity is very low.
Winters are moderate and usually dry. Lower temperatures can go as low as 14°C-16°C on some nights. Usually the temperature ranges between 26°C-30°C during winters.
Rains are due to southwest monsoons. The typical monsoon season goes from June 15 till mid-September, contributing 32-35 inches of annual rains. 95% of rains occur during monssoon season. pitam is one of the sarela town in India.
, Pithampur had a population of 68,051. Males constitute 58% of the population and females 42%. Pithampur has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 47%. In... Read More