Devhara

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Devhara
Town
Devhara is located in Madhya Pradesh
Devhara
Devhara
Devhara is located in India
Devhara
Devhara
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°10′00″N 81°34′33″E / 23.1666°N 81.5758°E / 23.1666; 81.5758Coordinates: 23°10′00″N 81°34′33″E / 23.1666°N 81.5758°E / 23.1666; 81.5758
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Anuppur
Government
 • Type Gram panchayat
 • Body Panchayat
Area
 • Total 100 km2 (40 sq mi)
Elevation 467 m (1,532 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,827
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MP65
Website www.devhara.net

Devhara is a census town in Shahdol district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. Devhara is also biggest gram panchayat in anuppur district. It is completely surrounded by coal mines. In Devhara there are many industrial plants like navbharat and dainik bhaskar which produce large quantity of dynamite. Devhara has large number of Brahmins family and some tribes like Baiga, Bhariya. Devhara contains Madhavnagar (the Basti), sanjay koyla nagar(colony), indra nagar, and geetagram.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Devhara had a population of 17,827. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Devhara has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76% and, female literacy is 69%. In Devhara, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.