Sehore District
Top: Stupas in Saru Maru, Panguraria
Bottom: View from Salkanpur Hill
Location of Sehore district in Madhya Pradesh
Location of Sehore district in Madhya Pradesh
Coordinates (Sehore): 23°12′N 77°05′E / 23.200°N 77.083°E / 23.200; 77.083
CountryIndia
StateMadhya Pradesh
DivisionBhopal
HeadquartersSehore
Tehsils8:
Sehore, Ashta, Budhni, Bhairunda, Rehti, Ichhawar, Shyampur, Jawar
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesBhopal
Area
 • Total6,578 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,311,332
 • Density200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Literacy70.06%
 • Sex ratio918
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysBhopal-Indore Highway
Websitesehore.nic.in

Sehore District is a district of Madhya Pradesh state in central India. The town of Sehore is the district headquarters. The district is part of Bhopal Division.

Geography

Sehore is 37 km from the state capital,Sehore is situated on the Western Railway line from Bhopal to Ratlam. It is surrounded by 7 districts: Bhopal, Raisen, Harda, Hoshangabad, Dewas, Shajapur and Rajgarh.The only river passing through the Sehore district is the Seevan and Parvati River.

Demographics

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901234,308—    
1911254,693+0.84%
1921242,362−0.50%
1931262,560+0.80%
1941278,270+0.58%
1951283,968+0.20%
1961381,286+2.99%
1971510,894+2.97%
1981657,381+2.55%
1991841,358+2.50%
20011,078,912+2.52%
20111,311,332+1.97%
source:[1]
Religions in Sehore district (2011)[2]
Religion Percent
Hinduism
88.73%
Islam
10.52%
Jainism
0.48%
Other or not stated
0.27%

According to the 2011 census, Sehore District has a population of 1,311,332.[3][4][5] This gives it a ranking of 373 in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 199 inhabitants per square kilometre (520/sq mi).[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21.51%.[3] Sehore has a sex ratio of 918 females for every 1,000 males[3] and a literacy rate of 71.11%. 18.95% of the population lives in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 20.69% and 11.10% of the population respectively.[3]

Languages of Sehore district (2011)[6]

  Hindi (95.38%)
  Urdu (2.31%)
  Malvi (1.46%)
  Others (0.85%)

According to the 2011 Census of India, 95.38% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 2.31% Urdu and 1.46% Malvi as their first language.[6]

Government

There 4 asembly of sehore district that is govern by mla's

There is 8 tehsils in sehore district

Tourism

Bijasan Mata Temple, Salkanpur

This sacred Siddhpeeth of Vindhyavasni Bijasan Devi is a very ancient temple of Goddess “Durga” situated on an 800 feet high hill in Salkanpur village of Rehti tehsil. To reach the temple, devotees have to climb 1400 stairs.[7][8]



Transportation

Sehore is located on Ujjain–Bhopal section it own Railway Station which connects it major city of madhya Pradesh

It's 37 km away from state capital Bhopal and welll connected with roads,

Nearby airport is Bhopal Airport ,

References

  1. ^ "Table A-02 Decadal Variation in Population Since 1901: Madhya Pradesh" (PDF). census.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  2. ^ "Table C-01 Population By Religion: Madhya Pradesh". census.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "District Census Handbook: Sehore" (PDF). Census of India. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  4. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2011. Mauritius 1,303,717 July 2011 est.
  5. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 September 2011. New Hampshire 1,316,470
  6. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Madhya Pradesh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.
  7. ^ "'Shila Puja' for Devi Lok at Salkanpur". The Times of India. 1 June 2023.
  8. ^ "'Shila Puja' for Devi Lok at Salkanpur". The Times of India. 1 June 2023.