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Damoh Fast Facts
- State: Madhya Pradesh
- District: Damoh
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- Population: 1,263,703 (2011)
- Religions: Hindu, Muslim, Jain
- Area: 7,306 km2
- Altitude: 595 m
- Language: Hindi
- Best Season: October to March
- Local Transport: Bus, Auto Rikshaw
- Pincode: 470661
- STDCode: 07812
Damoh, India Overview
The district has many places of historical importance. The town of Nohata is one such example and is situated at a distance of 21 km from Damoh, on the banks of River Gauraya and was a capital of the Chandela Rajputs. There are a number of temples there.
The ancient fort at Rajnagar village, 6 km from Damoh, was founded by the Mughals. Singhorgarh fort is another place of historical importance. It was built by Raja Vain Bason. Gond Rajas stayed in it for a long time. It was with Gond Raja Dalpat Shah and his Rani Durgawati at the end of 15th century. After the death of Raja Dalpat Shah, the Senapati of the army of Mughal emperor Akbar had a battle with Rani Durgawati at village Singrampur.
The town of Narsinghgarh, situated on Sonar River, has an ancient fort built by Shah Taiyab. Birla group has established a cement factory at Narsinghgarh. Kundalpur is famous place for Jain temples. Situated 32 km from Damoh, there are 58 Jain temples in Kundalpur.
Jageshwarnath temple at Bandakpur is a famous Hindu pulgrimage center. In damoh district the Lodhi Rajput / Thakur and Rai are more power full. Damoh city has a beautiful Ghantaghar, circuit house, statue of Maharana Pratap at Jabalpur Naka, Kirti Stambh, Gajanan pahadi, Naugaja pahadi, fort of Rani Damyanti Bai near tahsil ground, Nehru park and a very beautiful Jatashankar temple.
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Damoh, India History
Damoh is a city situated in the Sagar Division in the northeastern part of the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. The city is closely associated with Raja Nul and Rani Damyanti. It is the administrative headquarters of the Damoh District.
The exact geographical location of the city is at 21.88Â° N and 80.78Â° E. It has an average elevation of 595 meters (1952 feet).
The town has a large cattle-market, and a number of small industries, namely weaving, dyeing and pottery-making. A sowing machine known as Tipan was manufactured by Agro Industries located in Damoh. Many rulers ruled the town along with the entire district. Chronologically these rulers are the Mauryas, the Guptas, the Rajputs, the Muslims and the Gonds, the Bundelas and the Marathas and finally the British before independence.
The town has a small fort of Rani Durgawati. The Shri Digambar Jain Siddha Kshetra Kundalgiri is a tourist spot situated at a distance of 38 kms from Damoh. This place is famous for a mammoth 15 feet statue of Bade Baba Bhagwan Adinath in the sitting posture. This is a unique piece of art in the whole world. Buses are available from Damoh to this place. Some other notable tourist spots are also located in the vicinity of the city.