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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.


The largest block in India, as of the 2001 India census[1] Bilha had a population of 8992 of which males constitute 51% and females 49%. The average literacy rate is 58%, which is lower than the national average of 59.5%—male literacy is 68% and female 49%. 17% of the population is under six 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.