Kothi, Satna

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Kothi
कोठी
city
Kothi is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kothi
Kothi
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°21′N 82°03′E / 23.35°N 82.05°E / 23.35; 82.05Coordinates: 23°21′N 82°03′E / 23.35°N 82.05°E / 23.35; 82.05
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Satna
Elevation 563 m (1,847 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,710
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kothi is a town and a nagar panchayat in Satna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

History[edit]

During the British Raj era, Kothi State was one of several princely states governed by the Baghela dynasty of Rajputs.[1]

Royal Family[edit]

The Royal Family of Kothi belongs to the Baghela Dynasty. The Royal Family's descendants today reside in the Kothi Quila. Raja Saheb Govind Pratap Singh is the titular hereditary Maharaja of Kothi state. His sons Kunwar Ghanshyam Singh and Kunwar Aditya Pratap Singh reside in Kothi with their respective families.


Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kothi had a population of 7710. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kothi has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%. In Kothi, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age. Kothi is 20 KM from Satna.


State Highway No. 11 is under construction which passes near the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kothi (Princely State)
  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.