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Bagbahara is located in Chhattisgarh
Bagbahara is located in India
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°02′N 82°23′E / 21.03°N 82.38°E / 21.03; 82.38Coordinates: 21°02′N 82°23′E / 21.03°N 82.38°E / 21.03; 82.38
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Mahasamund
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 19,529
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG

Bagbahara is a city and a Municipality in Mahasamund district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.It us situated in National highway 6 and Visakhapatnam raipur railway line.


Bagbahara is located at 21°02′N 82°23′E / 21.03°N 82.38°E / 21.03; 82.38.[1] It has an average elevation of 360 m (1,180 ft).


As of 2001 India census,[2] 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.

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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.