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Kantaphod is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kantaphod is located in India
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 22°34′25″N 76°33′36″E / 22.57361°N 76.56000°E / 22.57361; 76.56000Coordinates: 22°34′25″N 76°33′36″E / 22.57361°N 76.56000°E / 22.57361; 76.56000
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Dewas
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,240
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Kantaphod is a small village and a nagar panchayat in Dewas district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kantaphod had a population of 9240. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kantaphod has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 41%. In Kantaphod, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.Located on the foot of malwa plateau.on the bank of chandrakeshar river .

The main occupation of the people being agriculture cotton & soyabean are the major kharif crops .2 km from the village there is a dam on chandrakeshar river. which is a major source of irrigation in the rabi season.Few nos of ginning factories are situated in the region.


  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.