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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Tikamgarh is a city in Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is the administrative headquarters of Tikamgarh District. Madhya Prades pronunciation often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh was originally the largest state in India until November 1, 2000 when the state of Chhattisgarh was carved out.
 
Tikamgarh is the headquarter town of the district and tehsil of the same name. The earlier name of the town was Tehri consisting of three hamlets, forming a rough triangle. In the Tikamgarh town there is muhalla still known as Purani Tehri. Before independence, it was the headquarter toen of the erstwhile Orchha State. The name of Tehri was changed to Tikamgarh in 1887, in the honour of Lord Krishna, as Tikam is one of the name of Lord Krishna.
 
Until Indian independence in 1947, Tikamgarh, formerly called Tehri, was part of the kingdom of Orchha, which was founded in the 16th century by the Bundeli chief Rudra Pratap, who became the first Raja of Orchha. In 1783 the capital of the state was moved to Tehri, about 40 miles south of Orchha, which was home to the fort of Tikamgarh, and the town eventually took the name of the fort.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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