Indore is the largest city and commercial capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is also known as The City of Holkars. The city was built by Rani Ahilya, a famous queen of India. Formerly a major trading centre, the city, along with its satellite townships of Pithampur, Mhow and Dewas, has established a strong industrial base. The new era of liberalisation has seen Indore at the forefront of a number of privatisation initiatives which include the country's first toll road and private telephone network. In the midst of such industrial activity, the city still manages to maintain its link with its past. Indore is also called as 'Mini Mumbai', due to the similar lifestyles of people residing here.
Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh and it is situated on the banks of the river Khan and Sarawati. Blessed with immense natural beauty and extra ordinary greenery, this city is also famous for its elegant varieties of handloom, creative handicrafts, chanderi sarees, namkeen snacks and cheap electronics. It is an architectural destination of various forts, historical monuments and temples. The glorious city of Indore derived its name from the Indreshwar temple which was built in 18th century. Rani Ahilyayabai Hilkar built this beautiful city of Indore. It has a population of around 3,27,6697 and hence it is the 14th most populas city in India. It covers a area of 214 sq km. It is a fusion of Marathi, gujrati, Marwari, muslims and sindhi etc. Hindi, English and Marathi are the major language spoken over here. With the latest technological advancements, this city has become the IT hub of Madhya Pradesh. It is also an educational hub of both IIT and IIM. It is the birth place of various famous personalities like Lata Mangeshkar, singer and actor Kishore Kumar, cricketer Mustaq Ali, C.k Naidu, Narendra hirwani, comedian Johnny walker, actor Salman khan and famous painter M.F hussain.Indore city presents an exciting blend of historical past and promises of rapid future modernization.