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.
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 Formation
||11 Feb. 1995|
||3038 sq. Km|
||249 per sq. km|
|No. of Tehsil
|No. of Blocks
|No. of Villages
How to ReachBy 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 :
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.