|• MLA||Ashok Sahu|
|• Total||2,066 km2 (798 sq mi)|
|Elevation||353 m (1,158 ft)|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Kawardha is a city and a municipality in Kabirdham district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It is the administrative headquarters of Kabirdham district. Kawardha is also known for the "Temple of Bhoramdeo."
Kawardha State was established in 1751 by first Ruler Mahabali Singh. During the British Raj Kawardha was the capital of Kawardha State, one of the princely states of the Eastern States Agency. In 1806 the Eighth Guru of Kabeer panth Haq Nam Saheb established a Guru Gaddi here. In 1936 Kawardha town became a municipality before independence. The famous Bhoramdev Temple is in the town.
At the 2011 India census, Kawardha had a population of 44,205. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kawardha has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kawardha, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Internet penetration is gaining pace in Kawardha.
|Kawardha - Government Website||http://kawardha.gov.in/||Official government website for the city. Land records and other e-governance projects are available from here.|
|District Environment Authority||http://www.environmentclearance.nic.in/Deiaa_OnlineSearch.aspx?type=ALLEC&state_id=33&distrcit_id=628||Mining of Minor Minerals Clearances|
|Kawardha- Zila Panchayat Website||http://www.zpkawardha.cgpanchayat.gov.in/||Official website of the Zila Panchayat of Kawardha|
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