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Which of the following districts of the Madhya Pradesh state is known as "White Gold"?
1. Nimar
2. Mandsaur
3. Betul
4. Tikamgarh

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Nimar

The correct answer is Nimar.

  • The Nimar district of the Madhya Pradesh state is known as the " White Gold" because of its largest production of Cotton in the district.
  • Now the Nimar district has been divided into two districts West Nimar is known as 'Khargone' and East Nimar is known as 'Khandwa' district.
  • For the production of Cotton, black soil is the most suitable soil production.
  • The other cotton production districts in the state are Barwani, Dhar, Dewas, Indore, Neemuch, and Burhanpur.

 West Nimar:

State Madhya Pradesh
Division Khargone
Type Mayor-council
Headquarters Khargone
Area (Total) 8030 km(km) 
Population (2011) total 18,73,046
Density 230/km (600 sq/mi)
Literacy rate 63.98%
Sex Ratio 965
Lok Sabha Constituencies 1
Vidhan Sabha Constituencies 8

East Nimar:

State Madhya Pradesh
Division Indore
Type Mayor-council
Headquarters Khandwa
Tehsils 4
Area (Total) 6206 km 
Population (2011) total 1,310,061
Density 178 /km 
Literacy rate 67.53%
Sex Ratio 944
Lok Sabha Constituencies 1
Vidhan Sabha Constituencies 5

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