|Elevation||304 m (997 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Pithora is located at  It has an average elevation of 304 metres (997 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Pithora had a population of 7929. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Pithora has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 60%. In Pithora, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Pithora is situated on four lane National Highway 6 and direct connected to Mahasamund Raipur Saraipali Sarangarh Kasdol through Roadways. Frequent Bus service is available at day time from Pithora Bus Stand for Raipur, Mahasamund, Bagbahara & Saraipali. It is a little bit difficult to avail a bus from Pithora after 8:00 p.m.
Pithora has population of all major religion Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and Christian. All festivals are celebrated and enjoyed equally. Holi, Deepawali, Eid, Ramadan, Nanak Jayanti, Christmas, Navaratri and Ganeshotshav are major festivals observed here. Pithora is a small town but it is quite multicultural and cosmopolitan in its orientation. Apart from Chhattisgarhi and Hindi, languages like Panjabi,Orriya, Haryanvi are being spoken here. Raut and Suva Nach ( Tribal dance) is very famous during Deepawali every year.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pithora
- "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.