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Jabalpur was previously known as Jubbulpore during the Britishers Rule. The name of the city Jabalpur is basically derived from an Arabic word Jabal which means Mountain pointing to the ancient trade connection with Arab countries. The name reflects the influence of the Arab traders who visited the city during the Middle Ages. Another Belief is that a mythological figure known as Sage Jabali apparently lived in the area during the Ramayana era.

Jabalpur district with River Narmada bringing in fresh water from the Vindyachal Ranges has developed into an agrarian economy. The land of the Narmada basin with its fertile alluvial soil gives good yields of sorghum, wheat, rice and millets in the villages around Jabalpur. The State of Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer of Soybeans and the district of Jabalpur occupies a place of pride in agriculture production.

The city has the typical hot and dry temperate of the Great Indian Plateau. Jabalpur is hot during summers with temperatures up to 47 degree Celsius but the winters are quite comfortable. The July to September months bring heavy rains with the onset of the South Western monsoon. The October to March window during the winters is suitable for a visit to the city

how to reach jabalpur

By Air

Jabalpur ATC is connected from major Metro Cities across India. Direct Air Flights of Air Deccan, Indian Airlines are operating in Jabalpur. The Dumna Airport is 15 Kms from Railway Station.

By Railway (Broad Gauge)

Jabalpur Jn. is the major Railway Station of Jabalpur District. Direct rail connections to all mojor cities of India are available from Jabalpur City. For more details visit Indian Railways

By Road

Jabalpur is directly approachable via National Highway No.7, No.12A, No.12
Jabalpur Map

Jabalpur Map

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