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Garhakota is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 23°46′N 79°09′E / 23.77°N 79.15°E / 23.77; 79.15Coordinates: 23°46′N 79°09′E / 23.77°N 79.15°E / 23.77; 79.15
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Sagar
Elevation 373 m (1,224 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,877
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Garhakota is a city and a municipality in Sagar district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India.


Garhakota is located at 23°46′N 79°09′E / 23.77°N 79.15°E / 23.77; 79.15.[1] It has an average elevation of 373 metres (1223 feet).


As of 2001 India census,[2] Garhakota had a population of 26,877. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Garhakota has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 57%. In Garhakota, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Garhakota is an enlightened place. Many archeological surveys revealed that it has been a place of importance for many civilizations. It has Jain Atishay kshetra Pateria Ji.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Garhakota
  2. ^ "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.