BARWANI, a native state of India, in the Bhopawar agency in central India.
The town of Barwani is situated near the left bank of the Nerbudda.
The is large states are Gwalior, Indore, Rewa, Bhopal, Dhar, Barwani, Datia, Orchha, Charkhari, Chhattarpur, Panna, Dewas (senior branch), Dewas (junior branch), Jaora and Ratlam.
It consists of the Dhar and Barwani states, three minor states, Ali Rajpur, Jhabua and Jobat, and a number of districts and estates.
The chief towns are Dhar (pop. 17,792), Barwani (6277) and Kukshi (5402).