Mahoba

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Mahoba
city
Mahoba is located in Uttar Pradesh
Mahoba
Mahoba
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°16′48″N 79°52′22″E / 25.28°N 79.872885°E / 25.28; 79.872885Coordinates: 25°16′48″N 79°52′22″E / 25.28°N 79.872885°E / 25.28; 79.872885
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Mahoba
Elevation 214 m (702 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 95,216
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 210 427
Telephone code 91-5281
Vehicle registration UP 95
Sex ratio 922 /
Literacy 76.91%[1]
Website www.mahoba.nic.in

Mahoba is a town in Mahoba District of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh[2] in the Bundelkhand region famous for the 9th century granite Sun temple built in Pratihara style. Mahoba is known for its closeness to Khajuraho, Laundi and other historic places like Kulpahar, Charkhari, Kalinjar, Orchha, and Jhansi. The town is connected with railways and state highways.

Geography

Mahoba is located at 25°17′N 79°52′E / 25.28°N 79.87°E / 25.28; 79.87.[3] It has an average elevation of 214 metres (702 feet).

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Mahoba has a population of 95,216 divided into 25 wards. Mahoba has an average literacy rate of 74.91%, higher than the state average of 67.68%: male literacy is 82.03%, and female literacy is 66.88% with 12.68% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 14.93% and 0.42% of the total population in Mahoba. Based on the census 75.21% of the total population are Hindus, 23.64% are Muslims and the rest is occupied by other faiths.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Mahoba Religion Data 2011". Census 2011 - Census of India. 
  2. ^ "Mahoba Population Census 2011". Census 2011 - Census of India. 
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Mahoba
  4. ^ "Mahoba Population Census 2011". Census 2011 - Census of India. 

External links

  • Mahoba District web site
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