Capital : Bhopal Bhopal is known as “City of Lakes”. Statehood : 1 November 1956 Area : 308,252┬ákm2 Madhya Pradesh is the 2nd largest state by area.   Population : 7.2 + crores Based on 2011 census, population in Madhya Pradesh is more than 7.2 crores and ranks 5th position.Read More →