|Elevation||588 m (1,929 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Bhor is located at  It has an average elevation of 588 metres (1929 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Bhor had a population of 17,882. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Bhor has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 73%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Bhor is home to a large number of educational institutes such as, primary schools, high schools as well as colleges.In the town are two schools, the Raja Raghunathrao Vidhyalaya and the Shivaji Vidyalaya, and a college, A.T. College Bhor. Raja Raghunathrao Vidyalay in Bhor is 110 years old. An increasing number of educational institutes providing technological education are being founded near the town, such as:
- R. D. College of Pharmacy was established in Bhor in the year 1992, starting with a 2-year diploma course. A degree course was started at the college in 1994, the students receive a Bachelors in Pharmacy degree from the University of Pune.
- Abhinav Education Society's College of Engineering and Technology with a 3-year diploma course and 4-year degree course was established in 2006 at Wadwadi. The college gives a degree through the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education(MSBTE)
- Universal College of engineering, Sasewadi, Bhor
- Navsahyadri Education Society's Group of Institutions (NESGOI), Naigaon, Bhor
Bhor is midway between Pune and Satara on NH 4 (Pune Satara Highway)
Bhor was one of the princely states of British India, under the Poona political agency of the Bombay Presidency, and later the Deccan States Agency. Along with Akkalkot, Aundh, Phaltan, and Jath, it was one of the Satara Jagirs. Situated among the higher peaks of the Western Ghats, the state covered an area of 3,862 square kilometres, and had a population of 137,268 in 1901. Its Hindu rulers, of the Deshastha Brahmin caste, used the title "Pantsachiv" and were entitled to a hereditary 9-gun salute. Its flag was a red swallow-tailed pennant.
The temple of Bhoreshwar, dedicated to Lord Shiva was a location for the film shoot of Aamir Khan's Mangal Pandey. The temple of Bhoreshwar, is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva in form of local deity of Bhor village (since ancient times). The idol of lord Shiva, or the Shiv Linga here is very old and is carved out of stone and recently modified by covering with KARPOOR KANTA (2015). The temple also features a huge Nandi Idol, a Lord Veerbhadraeshwara Idol, A trishul(Trident) and two small Nandi idols along with a stone cereal grinder, two stone water tubs, a Nandi mukh outlet, a stone carved tortoise, a stone idol of lord Nagdevta, a stone idol of Lord Ganesha, and entire stone flooring!
Films like lokmanya-ek yugpurush a Marathi film is also shot in R.R high school bhor. It is a high school which was built by British and is 110 years old.
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- "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.
- One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bhor". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 846.
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