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Baihar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Baihar is located in India
Baihar (India)
Coordinates: 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55Coordinates: 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Balaghat
Elevation 567 m (1,860 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,650
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Baihar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Balaghat district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Baihar is located at 22°06′N 80°33′E / 22.1°N 80.55°E / 22.1; 80.55.[1] It has an average elevation of 567 metres (1860 feet).


In 2001, the India census,[2] showed Baihar had a population of 15,400. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Baihar had an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of males and 43% of females literate. 14% of the population wais under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

  • Siharpaat is a small hill near Baihar that is like a tabletop and surrounded by greenery. There is a famous Ram (Hindu panwar) temple on the top of the hill and every year there is a big Mela organized on the occasion of the famous Hindu festival Ramnavami, sharad pornima.
  • 12th centurys joda temple.(probably releted with kalturi era)
  • Baba mandi old rudresver shiv temple.(probably releted with gond era)
  • Old colonies of britishers of pre indepence.
  • tempe of Sinharpath baba(old gond eras temple situated at the near of Sinharpath hill)
  • Panda timariya,Bhedakhudra,Baghlipath,Banjar river are famous natural places.
  • Bhimodi dam is very beautiful place.

Educational institutions[edit]

  • Little Kingdom School
  • Vivekanand higher secondary School
  • Jyoti Montessori School
  • Govt Boys School
  • Morning glory school
  • Govt Girls School
  • Chakraborty Public higher secondary School (English Medium)
  • Vivek jyoti higher Secondary School
  • Govt Model Higher Secondory School
  • Govt Higher Secondory School, Garhi
  • Vivek jyoti higher Secondary School

Starting name vivek jyoti gyan peeth baihar