|Region||Nimar in Madhya Pradesh|
2.2 million (2001 census)|
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi.
Nimadi is a Western Indo-Aryan language spoken in the Nimar region of west-central India. It is within the state of Madhya Pradesh and lies adjacent to Maharashtra and south of Malwa. The districts where Nimadi is spoken are: Barwani, Khandwa, Barwaha, Khargone, Burhanpur, Bedia, Sanawad and parts of Dhar, Harda and South Dewas districts. The famous writers of Nimari was Gaurishankar Sharma, Ramnarayan Upadhyay etc.
Nimari is mainly spoken in Khargone, Barwani and Khandwa districts. Ramnarayan Upadhyay, Mahadeo Prasad Chaturvedi, Prabhakar ji Dubey, Jeevan Joshi, and others worked in it. "Ammar Bol " (Translation of Bhagwat Geeta) composed by Mahadeo Prasad Chaturvedi "Madhya" is the first epic in Nimari.