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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
[Subdistrict] Karera
 • Type Congress
 • MLA Smt. Shakuntala khatik
Area rank 2nd (in district)
Elevation 305 m (1,001 ft)
Population (2017)
 • 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.The city hosted ITBP Training center. It is one of the biggest training center in India.


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"
  • Mahuar River
  • MP's longest river bridge amola Approximately 2 km
  • Sammoha Dam
  • Siddhan
  • "Nursery" Filter Road
  • Masjid-e-mehboobi
  • Gram Panchayat Silra
  • Gram Panchayat Khairaghat
  • Gram Panchayat Machhawali
  • 6 jain temple
  • ITBP
  • Kacchi Gali Market


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

    Famous plaza - Reja Market, Garima Plaza, SR Plaza Monika general 
    bandhu vastar bandar,naugriya Home Decor , naugriya vastarlya

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

Hotels And Restaurants[edit]

  • Hotel sai darwar
  • Hotel mansarover palace
  • Hotel Adityaraj palace
  • Om Restaurant
  • KGN Restaurant

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 4G & CDMA, Vodafone 4G, Idea 4G, Airtel 4G, Jio 4G, Tata DoCoMo 3G, Virgin GSM and Videocon; CDMA services are offered by BSNL 3G, Virgin Mobile, Tata Indicom,nd 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, Bhopal, Guna, Gwalior, Kota, Orai, Kanpur, Allahabad, Ajmer, Jaipur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad.

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.


University and Colleges:

  • PK University, Karera.
  • Govt. College of Science & Art.
  • ITI Collage Karera
  • MK Academy Karera.
  • Gayatri Educational College.
  • EMPI Institute
  • And more


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

Coaching Centerv:

  • Mission Success Academy
  • Chanakya Coaching
  • chirag classes
  • Gayatri Niketan
  • study island
  • And more

construction company:

  • pahariya and sons