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Mauganj is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Bagheli is the regional language of Mauganj. The area is famous for waterfalls.

Mauganj
town
Bahuti waterfall
Bahuti waterfall
Mauganj is located in Madhya Pradesh
Mauganj
Mauganj
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Mauganj is located in India
Mauganj
Mauganj
Mauganj (India)
Coordinates: 24°41′N 81°53′E / 24.68°N 81.88°E / 24.68; 81.88Coordinates: 24°41′N 81°53′E / 24.68°N 81.88°E / 24.68; 81.88
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Rewa
Elevation 313 m (1,027 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 26,420
Languages
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 486331 [1]
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP

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HistoryEdit

Mauganj was the capital of Mau, which was a principality before the capture of Rewa. The Rajas of Mau were of the Sengar (a Rajput clan). It is notable for the monuments built by the Sengar, who ruled in the area before Indian sovereignty.

GeographyEdit

Mauganj is located at 24°41′N 81°53′E / 24.68°N 81.88°E / 24.68; 81.88.[2] It has an average elevation of 313 metres (1,026 feet). Mauganj is 65 km from Rewa, and villages Panni, Dhera, Barahata,Pakara Pande, Khatkhri, Padar, Nandanpur.

Some sites of religious significance around Mauganj are:

  • Mahadev Temple in Devatalab (17 km from Mauganj).
  • Asht Bhuji temple
  • Hanuman Mandir and Alopan Mandir

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[3] Mauganj had a population of 22,989. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mauganj has an average literacy rate of 52%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 63%, and female literacy is 41%. In Mauganj, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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