Sirmaur, Rewa

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Sirmaur
सिरमौर
city
Sirmaur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sirmaur
Sirmaur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°51′N 81°23′E / 24.85°N 81.38°E / 24.85; 81.38Coordinates: 24°51′N 81°23′E / 24.85°N 81.38°E / 24.85; 81.38
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Elevation 291 m (955 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,938
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Sirmaur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Sirmaur is located at 24°51′N 81°23′E / 24.85°N 81.38°E / 24.85; 81.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 291 metres (954 feet).

The Rewa Plateau covers the Huzur, Sirmaur, and Mauganj tehsils of Rewa district. The height decreases from south to north.[2]

Significant waterfalls on the Tamsa or Tons and its tributaries, as they come down from the Rewa Plateau, are: Chachai Falls (127m) on the Bihad River, a tributary of the Tamsa, the Keoti Falls (98m) on the Mahana River, a tributary of the Tamsa, Odda Falls (145m) on the Odda River, a tributary of the Belah River, which is itself a tributary of the Tamsa, and Purwa Falls (70m) on the Tamsa or Tons.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Sirmaur had a population of 10,938. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Sirmaur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 49%. In Sirmaur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Notable people[edit]

Champa Devi, legislator

See also[edit]

rewa is also known as land of white tiger

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sirmaur
  2. ^ "Rewa district". Geography. Rewa district administration. Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  3. ^ K. Bharatdwaj. Physical Geography: Hydrosphere. p. 154 (Google books). Retrieved 2010-07-11. 
  4. ^ "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.