Nagod or Nagaud is a town and a nagar panchayat in Satna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is located 17 miles (27 km) from the town of Satna. It is the administrative headquarters of Nagod Tehsil.It is believed that it was a small state owned by an oil-pressing people, known as 'Teli', who were exiled by the Pratiharas. Pratiharas originally came from Kannauj and belong to Agnikula Rajput.

Nagod
Nickname: 
Nagaudh
Nagod is located in Madhya Pradesh
Nagod
Nagod
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 24°34′N 80°36′E / 24.57°N 80.6°E / 24.57; 80.6Coordinates: 24°34′N 80°36′E / 24.57°N 80.6°E / 24.57; 80.6
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictSatna
Government
 • MPGanesh Singh (BJP)
 • MLANagendra Singh (BJP)
Elevation
330 m (1,080 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total22,568
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Pin Code
485446
Telephone07673
Vehicle registrationMP-19-XXXX

OriginEdit

Nagod derives its name from Nagdev meaning town or city.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

Nagod is located at 24°34′N 80°36′E / 24.57°N 80.6°E / 24.57; 80.6.[1] It has an average elevation of 330 metres (1,082 feet). Nagod is near to the district headquarters at Satna and is well-connected by roads. The Amarna river flows near the town's fort.

Princely historyEdit

Nagod was formerly the capital of a princely state of British India, Nagod State.[2] The state was founded in 1344, and until the 18th century was known as Unchahara from the name of its original capital.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[3] Nagod had a population of 22,568. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Nagod has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 60%. In Nagod, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nagod
  2. ^ "Imperial Gazetteer2 of India, Volume 18, page 300 -- Imperial Gazetteer of India -- Digital South Asia Library".
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.