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Ujjain (Ujjaini) is a major city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, situated on the banks of the Shipra River or Shipra River. It is a very ancient city.
It was the capital of the kingdom of the great emperor Vikramaditya. Emperor Vikramaditya was the emperor of the Gardabhilla dynasty. Ujjain is also known as the city of Kalidas. Simhastha Mahakumbh Mela is held here every 12 years.
Mahakal, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is located in this city. Ujjain is 45 km from Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh. The ancient names of Ujjain are Avantika, Ujjayani, Kanakasranga etc. Ujjain is the city of temples.
There are many pilgrimage sites here. Its population is 515215 lakh according to the 2011 census. It is the fifth largest city of Madhya Pradesh. The municipal limits have an area of 152 square kilometres.
Ujjain has a long political history. Protohistoric and early Iron Age material has been found in abundance in the excavations from the Citadel area of Ujjain.
It is mentioned in the Puranas and Mahabharata that Vrishni-Veer Krishna and Balarama had come here to receive education in the ashram of Guru Sandipani.
Krishna’s wife Mitravrinda was a princess of Ujjain. His two brothers Vind and Anuvind had attained heroic speed while fighting on the side of Kauravas in the Mahabharata war.
In the 6th century AD, there was a very powerful king in Ujjain whose name was Chand Pradyota. Other rulers of India used to fear him.
His love story of Duhita Vasavadatta and Vatsanresh Udayan is famous in history, after the Pradyot dynasty, Ujjain became a part of the Magadha Empire.