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Bilha is located in Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 21°57′N 82°03′E / 21.950°N 82.050°E / 21.950; 82.050Coordinates: 21°57′N 82°03′E / 21.950°N 82.050°E / 21.950; 82.050
Country India
State Chhattisgarh
District Bilaspur
Founded by akbar khan landlord of bilhah
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,992
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

See Bilhah for Rachel's handmaid in the Book of Genesis

Bilha is a town and a nagar panchayat in Bilaspur district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1]Bilha is the largest block in India. Bilha had a population of 8992. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bilha has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 68% and female literacy of 49%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "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.