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Mahoba District

Mahoba district is one of the 70 administrative districts of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Mahoba town. The name Mahoba has been derived from 'Mahotsav Nagar', the city of great festivals.

Mahoba district is surrounded by Hamiprpur district in the North, Madhya Pradesh state in the South, Banda district in the East and Jhansi district in the West. It forms a part of Chitrakoot Division. The district is situated at the foot of a low granite hill called Gorakh-giri or 'Gokhar', an offshoot of the Vindhyas.

Attractions


Shiv Tandav statue, Jain Tirthkar, Khakraha math Sculpture, Urmil Dam, Chandika Devi Temple, Sun Temple, Sri Nagar, Beatal Forming, Alha & Udal Chowk, Gokhar Parvat, Charkhari Estate, Belatal.

Facts & Figures


Date of Formation11 Feb. 1995
Area3038 sq. Km
Latitude25"18' N
Longitude79"53' E
Population (2001)7, 08,831
Males3, 79,79,5
Females3, 29,036
Population density249 per sq. km
Sex Ratio866
Literacy Rate54.23%
No. of Tehsil03
No. of Blocks04
No. of Villages521
Postal Code210427
STD Code05281


How to Reach


By Air : Nearest Airport is Khajuraho, 55 km away.

By Rail : Mahoba Railway station on the Jhansi-Manikpur section of the central Railway, also serves as the nearest rail-head for Khajuraho.

By Road : Mahoba is connected to rest part of the state with a well maintained network of roads. State highway No. 44 also passes through Mahoba. The town Mahoba is about 55 km to the north of Khajuraho.

Distance chart


Chitrakoot127 km
Kanpur150 km
Jhansi147 km
Allahabad242 km
Lucknow227 km

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