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Barela is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°06′N 80°03′E / 23.1°N 80.05°E / 23.1; 80.05Coordinates: 23°06′N 80°03′E / 23.1°N 80.05°E / 23.1; 80.05
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Jabalpur
Elevation 405 m (1,329 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,874
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

thumbnail Barela is a town and a nagar panchayat in Jabalpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Its other name is Dharmnagri.


Barela is located at 23°06′N 80°03′E / 23.1°N 80.05°E / 23.1; 80.05.[1] It has an average elevation of 405 metres (1,329 ft).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Barela had a population of 10,874. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barela has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 59% of the males and 41% of females literate. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


This is a Dharmnagri and it has following temple.

  • Sharda Mandir
  • Dada Than Than Pal
  • Bade Shankar Ji Shivalaya (Mandir)
  • Kher Mai


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Barela
  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.