Balaghat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Balaghat
City
Balaghat is located in Madhya Pradesh
Balaghat
Balaghat
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Balaghat is located in India
Balaghat
Balaghat
Balaghat (India)
Coordinates: 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.8°N 80.18°E / 21.8; 80.18Coordinates: 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.8°N 80.18°E / 21.8; 80.18
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictBalaghat
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Council
 • BodyBalaghat Municipal Council
Area
 • Total25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total84,261
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official1)Hindi (Primary)
2)English (Additional)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
481001
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP-50
Websitewww.balaghat.nic.in

Balaghat is a city and a municipality in Balaghat district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Balaghat District. Wainganga River flows beside the town.

Geography[edit]

Balaghat is located at 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.800°N 80.183°E / 21.800; 80.183.[1] It has an average elevation of 288 metres (944 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Balaghat had a population of 84,216. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balaghat
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

Further reading[edit]