Rahatgarh

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Rahatgarh
Town
Rahatgarh is located in Madhya Pradesh
Rahatgarh
Rahatgarh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Rahatgarh is located in India
Rahatgarh
Rahatgarh
Rahatgarh (India)
Coordinates: 23°47′N 78°22′E / 23.78°N 78.37°E / 23.78; 78.37Coordinates: 23°47′N 78°22′E / 23.78°N 78.37°E / 23.78; 78.37
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictSagar
Elevation
461 m (1,512 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total31,537
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
470119
Telephone code+917584
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationmp 15

Rahatgarh is a town and a nagar panchayat in Sagar district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

History[edit]

An inscription of the Paramara king Jayavarman II, dated 28 August 1256 CE, was issued at Rahatgarh. It is possible that Jayavarman captured the area from the Chandelas.[2]

Geography[edit]

Rahatgarh is located at 23°47′N 78°22′E / 23.78°N 78.37°E / 23.78; 78.37.[3] It has an average elevation of 461 metres (1,512 feet).

Rahatgarth Waterfall

The town is also notable for the Rahatgarh waterfall.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Rahatgarh had a population of 25,217. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Rahatgarh has an average literacy rate of 51%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 61%, and female literacy is 40%. In Rahatgarh, 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ Trivedi, Harihar Vitthal (1991). Inscriptions of the Paramāras, Chandēllas, Kachchapaghātas, and two minor dynasties. Archaeological Survey of India. pp. 190–191.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rahatgarh
  4. ^ "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.