Kotar, Satna

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Kotar
city
Kotar is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kotar
Kotar
Kotar is located in India
Kotar
Kotar
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°43′N 80°59′E / 24.72°N 80.98°E / 24.72; 80.98Coordinates: 24°43′N 80°59′E / 24.72°N 80.98°E / 24.72; 80.98
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Satna
Elevation 298 m (978 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,863
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

Kotar is a town and a nagar panchayat in Satna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Geography[edit]

Kotar is located at 24°43′N 80°59′E / 24.72°N 80.98°E / 24.72; 80.98.[1] It has an average elevation of 298 metres (977 feet). A mini fort ( Garhee) was constructed by Raja Bhava singh of Rewa state in 1675 at Kotar. He was a devotee of bhawan jagannath of Puri. Raja Bhava singh, during his tenure as king of Rewa between 1660–1690, visited puri thrice . He brought statues from there and installed them at Rewa, Mukundpur and Kotar. The Kotar is near by the veersinghpur. The road is connected to the Veersinghpur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kotar had a population of 6863. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kotar has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 40%. In Kotar, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age. In 1911 population of kotar was 1814. There are three mail old Mohallas (Tola) in Kotar. These are Gadhitola, Maghtolaba & Kotarahan tola.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kotar
  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.