Sirmaur
city
Sirmaur is located in Madhya Pradesh
Sirmaur
Sirmaur
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Sirmaur is located in India
Sirmaur
Sirmaur
Sirmaur (India)
Coordinates: 24°51′N 81°23′E / 24.85°N 81.38°E / 24.85; 81.38
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictRewa
Elevation
291 m (955 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total10,938
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
Vehicle registrationMP

Sirmaur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 42 kilometers from Rewa.

Geography

Sirmaur is located at 24°51′N 81°23′E / 24.85°N 81.38°E / 24.85; 81.38.[2] It has an average elevation of 291 metres (954 feet).

The Rewa Plateau covers the Huzur, Sirmaur, and Mauganj tehsils of Rewa district. The height decreases from south to north.[3]

Significant waterfalls on the Tamsa or Tons and its tributaries, as they come down from the Rewa Plateau, are: Chachai Falls (127m) on the Bihad River, a tributary of the Tamsa, the Keoti Falls (98m) on the Mahana River, a tributary of the Tamsa, Odda Falls (145m) on the Odda River, a tributary of the Belah River, which is itself a tributary of the Tamsa, and Purwa Falls (70m) on the Tamsa or Tons.[4]

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[5] Sirmaur had a population of 10,938. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Sirmaur has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 49%. In Sirmaur, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport

By air

Nearest airport in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.

By bus

Bus stand available in the city bus stand Sirmaur.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sirmour Pin Code". pin-code.net. Retrieved 7 February 2021.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Sirmaur
  3. ^ "Rewa district". Geography. Rewa district administration. Retrieved 11 July 2010.
  4. ^ K. Bharatdwaj (2006). Physical Geography: Hydrosphere. Discovery Publishing House. ISBN 9788183561679. Retrieved 11 July 2010. ((cite book)): |work= ignored (help)
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.