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Sagar, the administrative seat of the Sagar District, is about 200 km north-east of Bhopal. Built about 1758 ft above sea level, the town is encircled by the Vindhya Range. The town derived its name from the beautiful lake, situated in the heart of the town. Sagar is the oldest seat of higher education in Madhya Pradesh with the University of Sagar and other colleges. The town is also one of the oldest army cantonments of India and headquarters of Mahar Regiment center. Naoradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, Bina, Khurai, Rahatgarh, Rehli, Garhakota, Khimlasa, Abchand, Deori and Banda are the major attractions. Nearest airport is at Bhopal. Sagar Railway Station lies on the Bina- Katni section of central railway and is directly linked with New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Nasik, Ahmedabad, Jamshedpur, Rourkela, Allahabad, Banaras, Agra, Gwalior, Bilaspur and Puri. National Highway 86 passes through Sagar.

Updated on 12th May, 2014
District: Sagar
Location: Sagar

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