Baihar

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Baihar
city
Baihar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Baihar
Baihar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55Coordinates: 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Balaghat
Elevation 567 m (1,860 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,400
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Baihar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Balaghat district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.

Geography[edit]

Baihar is located at 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55.[1] It has an average elevation of 567 metres (1860 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 the India census,[2] showed Baihar had a population of 15,400. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Baihar has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

The various places of interest in and around Baihar town are-

  • Mukki (The Gate to Kanha National Park)

Mukki is the gate of Tiger Reserve "Kanha National Park" and has the famous "Jungle Safari Lodge".Other places of natural interest are "Kisli" & "Soopkhar" near Baihar.

  • Siharpaat

Siharpaat is a small hill near Baihar that is like a tabletop and surrounded by greenery. There is a famous Ram (Hindu God) temple on the top of that hill and every year there is a big Mela organized on the occasion of the famous Hindu festival Ramnavami.

Educational Institutes at Baihar[edit]

The various educational institutes at Baihar are-

  • Vivekanand higher secondary school baihar
  • Jyoti Montessori School Baihar
  • Govt Boys school Baihar
  • Govt Girls school Baihar
  • chakravarti public school
  • vivek jyoti higher secondary school Baihar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Baihar
  2. ^ "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.