Balaghat District

Population: 1701156 (2011)

State: Madhya Pradesh

Language: Hindi

Headquarters: Balaghat


Date of formation: Balaghat District was constituted between 1967 to 1973

Area: 9229 square kilometers

Density of population: 184 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 78.29 % - Male: 87.13 %, Female: 69.71 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1021


Boundaries of Balaghat District


North: Mandla District, Madhya Pradesh

South: Bhandara District, Maharashtra

East: Rajnandgaon District, Madhya Pradesh

West: Seoni District, Madhya Pradesh


Balaghat District Average Rainfall: 1447 mm

Balaghat District Average Temperature in Summer: 31 deg C

Balaghat District Average Temperature in Winter: 15 deg C





Major Rivers: Wainganga River, Bagh River, Son River, Deo River, Ghisri River

Tehsils: Balaghat, Waraseoni, Lanji, Baihar, Kirnapur, Katangi, Khairlanji, Paraswada, Tirodi, Lalburra

Assembly Constituencies: Baihar, Balaghat, Katangi, Langi, Paraswada, Wara seoni


Balaghat District Nearby Attractions


1. Kanha National Park

2. Lanji Fort and Temple

3. Nahlesara Dam

4. Rampaily Temple

5. Gomji-Somji Temple

6. Hatta Bawali

7. Gangulpara Tank and Waterfall


Balaghat District Facts: About 52% of the area is covered by forests. 80% of the manganese production in India comes from this district. It is one of the 24 most backward districts in Madhya Pradesh that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program.


Major Agricultural Products: Wheat, jowl, groom, maize, rice, sugarcane, olives


Major Industries: Narmada Plastic Pvt Ltd, Rukmani Solvex Pvt Ltd, Choradia Edible Oil Pvt Ltd, Balaghat Steel Pvt Ltd, Moil Fero Allies Bharweli, Hindustan Copper Ltd, Magnese Ore India Ltd


Flora: Teak, sal, bamboo, saja


Fauna: Tigers, leopard, bear, neelgai, deer, bison, peacock, red bulbul, koyal


Mineral Resources: Copper, bauxite, kyanite, limestone


What is Balaghat District Famous For: Largest copper deposit in the country


Famous People From Balaghat District: Prahalad Singh Patel, K. D. Deshmukh, Gauri Shankar Chaturbhuj Bisen, Hugh Bartlett


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Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Balaghat District