Pichhore, Gwalior

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Pichhore
city
Pichhore is located in Madhya Pradesh
Pichhore
Pichhore
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°57′26″N 78°23′41″E / 25.95722°N 78.39472°E / 25.95722; 78.39472Coordinates: 25°57′26″N 78°23′41″E / 25.95722°N 78.39472°E / 25.95722; 78.39472
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Gwalior
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,725
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

See also Pichhore (disambiguation)

Pichhore is a town and a nagar panchayat in Gwalior district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pichhore had a population of 11,725. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Pichhore has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 40%. In Pichhore, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

History[edit]

The present fort at the northern end of the western ghats was built in 1675 AD by the Bundela ruler Rajaveer Vrashabh Dev Singh. The city earlier known as Champa Nagari, was destroyed in 1313 AD during a fierce battle between the Tomar and Rajput kings. Among the historical spots which still exist are the bungalow of Raja Bhoj, the tomb of Veer Jagat Singh in the Nageshwar mountains, Rasik Bihavi, the temple of Ganesh built in 1734, and a huge lake.

References[edit]

  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.