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Khandwa is a city (259,436 inhabitants in 2011) and a Nagar Nigam in the Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Khandwa District, formerly known as East Nimar District.
Khandwa is an ancient city, with many places of worship, like Hindu and Jain temples. During the 12th century AD. it was a center of Jainism. Khandwa is a major railway junction, where the Malwa line connecting Indore with the Deccan meets the main east-west line from Mumbai to Kolkata.