Mangawan is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is 30 km (19 mi) from District headquarters of Rewa. NH 7 and NH 27 goes through Mangawan. Allahabad is 96 km (60 mi) on NH 27 and Varanasi is 220 km (140 mi) on NH 7.
Mangawan is located at 24°41′N 81°33′E / 24.68°N 81.55°E. It has an average elevation of 305 metres (1000 feet).
As of 2001census, Mangawan had a population of 11,556. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Mangawan has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 45%. In Mangawan, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.