Balaghat

Balaghat is a city and a municipality in Balaghat district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Balaghat District. Wainganga River flows beside the town.

Balaghat
Metropolitan
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Nickname(s): 
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Balaghat is located in Madhya Pradesh
Balaghat
Balaghat
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Balaghat is located in India
Balaghat
Balaghat
Balaghat (India)
Coordinates: 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.8°N 80.18°E / 21.8; 80.18Coordinates: 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.8°N 80.18°E / 21.8; 80.18
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictBalaghat
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Council
 • BodyBalaghat Municipal Council
Area
Balaghat
 • Total25 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
288 m (945 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total84,261
 • Density3,400/km2 (8,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official1)Hindi (Primary)
2)English (Additional)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
481001
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP-50
Websitewww.balaghat.nic.in

GeographyEdit

Balaghat is located at 21°48′N 80°11′E / 21.800°N 80.183°E / 21.800; 80.183.[1] It has an average elevation of 288 metres (944 feet).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[2] Balaghat had a population of 84,216. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balaghat
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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