Kotma

Kotma is a city and a municipality in Anuppur district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

Kotma
कोतमा
city
Kotma is located in Madhya Pradesh
Kotma
Kotma
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Kotma is located in India
Kotma
Kotma
Kotma (India)
Coordinates: 23°12′N 81°58′E / 23.2°N 81.97°ECoordinates: 23°12′N 81°58′E / 23.2°N 81.97°E
Country India
StateMadhya Pradesh
DistrictAnuppur
Government
 • TypeBhartiya Janta Party
Elevation517 m (1,696 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN484334
Telephone code91-07658
Vehicle registrationMP-65

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kotma had a population of 28484. Males constitute 52.5% of the population and females 42.5%. Kotma has an average literacy rate of 67%, male literacy is 75.5%, and female literacy is 57.5%. In Kotma, 20% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Geography

Kotma is located at 23°12′N 81°58′E / 23.2°N 81.97°E.[2] It has an average elevation of 517 metres (1696 feet).

Economy

The region around the town is abundant in coal and several coal mines (all owned by a government owned company, South Eastern Coalfields Limited) operate around Kotma.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kotma
  3. ^ "Kotma Cola Mine". Retrieved 2010-04-14.

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