See Bagh for disambiguation
Bagh is a census town in Dhar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is renowned due to the famous Bagh Caves, which are late 4th- to 6th-century Buddhist rock-cut chambers with exquisite murals. The name of the town stems from the caves - according to local legend there were living tigers (bagh in several languages of India) in these abandoned Buddhist caves.
Bagh is located at 22°22′N 74°46′E / 22.37°N 74.77°E. It has an average elevation of 240 metres (787 feet).
As of 2001census, Bagh had a population of 7415. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bagh has an average literacy rate of 63%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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- ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.