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Karera is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°28′N 78°09′E / 25.47°N 78.15°E / 25.47; 78.15Coordinates: 25°28′N 78°09′E / 25.47°N 78.15°E / 25.47; 78.15
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Shivpuri
 • Type Congress
Area rank 2nd (in district)
Elevation 305 m (1,001 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 140,943
 • Rank 2nd (in district)
 • Official Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 473660
Telephone code +91-7493
ISO 3166 code MP-IN
Vehicle registration MP 33

Karera is a municipality or Nagar Palika in the Shivpuri district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.


Karera is the second-largest city in the Shivpuri district after Shivpuri itself. Karera is located at 25°28′N 78°09′E / 25.47°N 78.15°E / 25.47; 78.15.[1] It has an average elevation of 305 meters (1000 feet) and covers approximately 41.8 km.


According to the 2011 India census,[2] Karera has a population of over 100,943. Males constitute 55% of the population, while females constitute 45%. Sixteen percent of the population is under 6 years of age. Karera has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 83% and female literacy is 64%.

Tourist attractions[edit]

Karera is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the Shivpuri District and has many tourist attractions, among them a number of ancient temples and sites of historical and cultural significance:

  • Karera Fort
  • Foota Taal
  • Hanumaan Temple, called "Bagicha"
  • River Mahuar
  • Sammoha Dam
  • Siddhan
  • "Nursery" Filter Road
  • Masjid-e-mehboobi
  • Gram Panchayat Silra
  • Gram Panchayat Khairaghat
  • Gram Panchayat Machhawali
  • 6 jain temple
  • ITBP


A famous market in Jhansi Road popularly called kaachi gali'.

Karera Wildlife Sanctuary[edit]

The Karera Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1981, and spans an area of 202 km2. The sanctuary is managed by the Field Director of Madhav National Park in Shivpuri district. The nearest airport to Karera is at Gwalior, which is 120 km away from the sanctuary.

Karera Nearest village[edit]

  • SILRA Village'

Silra village Best historical n Nature lover village, Silra village is a very beautiful and attractive lifestyle , Silra small village in shivpuri distt. literacy rate of 75 percent,Not only does the village boast of city-standard high-schools, but it also has primary schools and private schools.

 The Best wildlife century Areas Soun chiraiya forest area And Turkini area

silra villagers Mahuar River & Shindh River bathe and Swim in the river. And Silra No.1 Panchayat of narwar block, Shivpuri District and youngest Sarpanch Amir Khan Village Silra & Shivpuri District in Madhya Pradesh,India (Distance-Karera To Silra 15 minutes,Narwar To Silra 25 minutes,Bhitarwar To Silra 30 minutes ) . . .

  • Machhawali Village

According to Census 2011 information the location code or village code of Machhawali village is 455657. Machhawali village is located in Karera T. Karera is nearest town to Machhawali village. Machhawali village is a very beautiful and attractive lifestyle. Machhawali Villages are free from the hustle and bustle of a city life, and full of greenery where one can breathe fresh air. The beauties of Machhawali are described by the way villagers happily live in the small house or a home, made by cement and concrete. A big open area with trees at the front and a vegetable garden at the backyard, surrounded by the boboos. The villagers are socially knit together, every evening they assemble in the village “Chopal” with their ‘songs’ and chatting and talking goes on till late the night. Bilru River is nearfrom machhawali village around 1 km and people teel-badora damproject

Communication services[edit]

Karera is covered by an extensive fiber optic network. The Karera fixed telephone line operator in the city is BSNL. There are eight mobile phone companies in Karera, which include BSNL, Reliance GSM & CDMA, Vodafone, Idea, Airtel, Tata DoCoMo, Virgin GSM and Videocon; CDMA services are offered by BSNL, Virgin Mobile, Tata Indicom, and Reliance. Internet broadband and IPTV services are provided by BSNL. The city is also connected to Digital TV.



Karera is connected with neighboring cities and other major cities of India by road (NH-25) Shivpuri, (NH-27) Jhansi, Sagar Datia, Dabra, Lucknow, Indore, Guna, Gwalior, Kota, Orai, Kanpur, Allahabad, Udaipur.

Daily buses services operate within the city, with inter-city services also available daily to many cities in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.


Karera is not directly accessible by rail, with the nearest railway stations located in Jhansi 45 km to the east and Shivpuri 55 km west of the city.


The nearest major airport is located at Gwalior which operates flights to Delhi, Bhopal, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Jaipur, and most large cities in India.



  • Govt. College of Science & Art.


  • MK Academy Karera
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya ITBP karera
  • Govt. Excellence School Karera.
  • Shri Ganesh Bal Mandir Primary Middle School Karera(SGBM KARERA)
  • Tirupati Blessed Higher Secondary School.
  • Ideal Cambridge School.
  • Saraswati Shishu Vidhya Mandir.
  • Sanskriti Public School.
  • Sita Central Convent School.
  • PremRaj International School.
  • Swami Vivekanand School.
  • Shakuntalam Public School Karera.
  • St. John's School.
  • Gayatri Educational College
  • new happiness public school karera

Coaching Center:

  • Chanakya Coaching
  • Khushi Varana Center Of Education(kvce)
  • Gayatri Niketan
  • chirag classes


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Karera
  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.