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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.


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 Formation 11 Feb. 1995
Area 3038 sq. Km
Latitude 25"18' N
Longitude 79"53' E
Population (2001) 7, 08,831
Males 3, 79,79,5
Females 3, 29,036
Population density 249 per sq. km
Sex Ratio 866
Literacy Rate 54.23%
No. of Tehsil 03
No. of Blocks 04
No. of Villages 521
Postal Code 210427
STD Code 05281

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

Chitrakoot 127 km
Kanpur 150 km
Jhansi 147 km
Allahabad 242 km
Lucknow 227 km


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