Rahatgarh

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Rahatgarh
Rahatgarh is located in Madhya Pradesh
Rahatgarh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, 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
State Madhya Pradesh
District Sagar
Elevation 461 m (1,512 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 31,537
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 470119
Telephone code +917584
Vehicle registration mp 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 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 (1512 feet). And Its Website is www.nprahatgarh.in

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.

Places to visit[edit]

Waterfall on Bina river, fort, arch bridge, shiva temple, it is just 150 km away from Bhopal and 40 km from Sagar.

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