Shahdol is a city in Shahdol district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Shahdol District. Shahdol is also the 9th Division of Madhya Pradesh state since 14 june 2008, including Shahdol, Anuppur and Umaria.
District Shahdol 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 a major railway station in South Eastern Central Railway zoned in Bilaspur of Bilaspur Division.
Location in Madhya Pradesh, India
|Elevation||464 m (1,522 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|ISO 3166 code||IN-MP|
As of 2011 India census, 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