Mauganj is a small town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Mauganj was the capital of Mau. Mau was a principality before the capture of Rewa. The Rajas of Mau were of the Sengar (Sengar are a clan of Rajput). It is notable for monuments built by the Sengar, who ruled in the area before sovereignty. Bagheli is the regional language of Mauganj. The place is famous for waterfalls.
|Elevation||313 m (1,027 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-MP|
Some sites of religious significance around Mauganj are:
- Mahadev Temple in Devatalab (17 km from Mauganj).
- Asht Bhuji temple
- Hanuman Mandir and Alopan Mandir
- Bahuti Waterfall (Bahuti jalprapat 14km)
- Belauhi Waterfall at Belauhikubran near Shahpur (37km)
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mauganj
- "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.
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