Indore Is The Largest City And The Headquarters Of Indore District In The State Of Madhya Pradesh. Indore Is Located 190 KM West Of The State Capital Of Bhopal. According To The 2011 Indian Census Indore City Has A Population Of 1,960,631 And Is 14th Most Populous City In India, With A Total Metropolitan Area Population Of Approximately 2.3 Million. It Is The 147th Largest City In The World. Indore Is One Of The Richest Cities In Central India And Also Known As "Mini Mumbai" Among Native People Of Indore, Due To Its Lifestyle Similarities With Mumbai. It Also Reflects Mumbai's Potpourri Of Cultures, With Significant Marwari, Marathi, Gujarati North Indians and Sindhi populations. Situated On One Of India's Oldest Pilgrimage Routes From Mahakaal at Ujjain On River Kshipra, To Omkareshwar On The River Narmada And Onwards To Rameshwaram, Mandu and Maheshwar Indore Was A Convenient Resting Place. And Around Indore Industries Area Like Pithampur And Devas And Military Area Like Mhow. And One More Thing There Is More Powerful Education Center For Studies. With Latest Technological Advancements, The City Is About To Become The IT Hub Of The State Of MP. Other Than This, There Are A Number Of Educational Institutes In Indore Which Are Amongst The Best Tn The Country. Indore Is The First City Of India That Has Both An Indian Institute Of Management (IIM) And An Indian Institute Of Technology (IIT). These Two Premier Education Institutions Are Located In The City.