|Elevation||360 m (1,180 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Bagbahara is located at  It has an average elevation of 360 m (1,180 ft)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Bagbahara, located 90 kilometres east of Raipur had a population of 16,746. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Bagbahara has an average literacy rate of 59%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 59% of the males and 41% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Most of the population in the town are involved in farming. There are many rice mills in Bagbahara. In the other side the small & large scale factories are also situated in this town which gives an employment to the poor & unemployed peoples. The Town has a good market as well as all types of shops.
The town is connected to rest of the country by state highway and rail route. It falls on the Raipur Mahasamund Visakhapatnam route when travelling by train. Bus service is available frequently for Mahasamund. Direct buses for Raipur, Orissa are available for a specific time table.
The town is also famous for the temple at Chandi Dongri. Thousands of devotees from the adjacent area to visit the temple in Navratri.The town is also known for wild bears who visit the temple daily during arti (prayer) and bows in front of goddess.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Bagbahara
- "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.