Pipariya, Hoshangabad

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Pipariya
city
Pipariya is located in Madhya Pradesh
Pipariya
Pipariya
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°45′21″N 78°21′29″E / 22.75583°N 78.35806°E / 22.75583; 78.35806Coordinates: 22°45′21″N 78°21′29″E / 22.75583°N 78.35806°E / 22.75583; 78.35806
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Hoshangabad
Population (2001)
 • Total 141,307
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 461775
Telephone code 07576

Pipariya is a city and a municipality in Hoshangabad district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is famous as it is the railhead for the military station and tourist destination of Pachmarhi. Pipariya is on the Itarsi Jabalpur rail line. It is also called "Pips" by the natives.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Pipariya had a population of more than 141000. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Pipariya has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 58%. In Pipariya, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

How to Reach Pipariya[edit]

Nearest Airport is Bhopal (160 km)

Pipariya is well connected by Railways because it lies on the Jabalpur-Bhusaval section of Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line, most of the trains going from Mumbai to U.P & Bihar go via Pipariya and many travel agencies provide services from Bhopal to Pachmarhi.

Pipariya Railway Station[edit]

Pipariya city is well connected with Bhopal (capital of Madhyapradesh), Indore, Jabalpur by the railway route. It is also connected Mumbai, Allahabad, Calcutta,and several other places in India. The nearest junction Itarsi is one of the biggest junctions in India and several trains pass this station while going from north to south or east to west. Pipariya has stops for several trains which makes it easy for the tourist to reach the hill station Pachmarhi, which is only 54 km from this city on Chindwada road in a southerly direction. But Pachmarhi road separates from Matkuli village.

Schools[edit]

Nav Chetna Higher Secondary School, Sandiya Road

Ramnarayan Agrawal Higher Secondary School

Mahesh Convent School

St.Joseph Senior Secondary School

Beersheba English medium school

Beersheba International school

k.b.m School

Govt.P. G. College

Bright career higher secondary school

gyandeep niketan higher secondary school

Sarswati shishu vidhya mandir Pipariya

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.