Shahdol is a city in Shahdol district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Shahdol District.

The district consists mainly of hills, with a belt of śāl trees and mixed forests. The total geographical area of the district is 5,671 square kilometres (2,190 sq mi).

Shahdol is located in Madhya Pradesh
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
Shahdol is located in India
Shahdol (India)
Coordinates: 23°17′N 81°21′E / 23.28°N 81.35°ECoordinates: 23°17′N 81°21′E / 23.28°N 81.35°E
Country  India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Shahdol
Elevation 464 m (1,522 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 86,681
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-MP
Vehicle registration MP


As of 2011 India census,[2] Shahdol had a population of 100,565. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Shahdol has an average literacy rate of 80%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 86%, and female literacy is 72%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.Its a pt. Shambhunath shukla govt. PG college in shahdol

Notable people


  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". Retrieved 10 May 2015.
  2. ^ "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.

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