About District

Jhabua district is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Jhabua is the administrative headquarters of the district.

Jhabua district lies in the western part of Madhya Pradesh. It is surrounded by Panchmahal and Dahod districts of Gujarat, Banswara district of Rajasthan, Alirajpur, Dhar and Ratlam districts of Madhya Pradesh. Founded in the 16th century, Jhabua is situated along the Bahadur Shah lake.

The terrain is hilly and undulating. Average rainfall in the district is about 800 mm. The district is divided into six tehsils and six community development blocks.

Jhabua district was divided into two parts in May 2008, namely Alirajpur and Jhabua. Aliarajpur, Jobat, Udaigarh, Bhabra, Sondawa and Katthiwada are the 6 blocks of new district, Alirajpur. Jhabua district now consists of Jhabua, Meghnagar, Ranapur, Rama, Thandla and Petlawad blocks.