Khandwa is a city that lies in Nimar region of Madhya Pradesh. This ancient city has derived its name from the Khandav Vans (forests) that are located in its region. Khandwa is amid those cities where Buddhism was preached by the enlightened soul Buddha himself. Also, the city of Khandwa played a key role during the 'Quit India' movement as the conferences were held here frequently.
Khandwa has an elevation of 313 meters above the sea level. It is encircled by lush green surroundings of the delightful farms where the crops like wheat and cotton are grown. The tributaries of the River Narmada feed the vegetation of Khandwa. Subtropical is the nature of the climate of Khandwa. It encounters humid summers with the average temperatures scaling between 35°C-40°C. The temperatures fall down below 15°C, on an average, during the winters.
There are many points of interest located in Khandwa. There are 4 water reservoirs in each direction and are known as Suraj Kunda, Padma Kunda, Bhima Kunda, and Rameshwar Kunda. These reservoirs are considered as pious and the devotees flock to these kundas on a large scale.