The District of Satna is situated between latituedes 23″ 58′ and 25″12′ north and longitute 80″21′ and 81″23′ east in mid northern part of Rewa Commissioner’s Division in Madhya Pradesh state of India. The districts takes its name from Satna, the head quarters town, which in its turn takes it from Satna Rewa which flows near the town.
In the north the district boundary marches with that of Banda District of Uttar Pradesh state. Eastern Bombay of the district runs with the Teonther, Sirmour and Huzur tehsils of Rewa district and a very small questions of the Gopadbanas tehsil of Sidhi District. The entire western boundary of the district is made by Panna district while the southern boundary abuts on the Murwara tehsil of Jabalpur district in the west and Bandhogarh tehsil of Umaria district and Beohari Tehsils of Shahdol district on the east
District at a Glance :
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Tourist Places :
Venktesh Temple :
Venktesh Temple is situated at Muktarganj, Satna.
This ancient temple should be viewed by every tourist who visit Satna.
Chitrakoot Dham :
Chitrakoot incorporates very many places of religious and pauranic importance,visited both by devotees and sight-seers.From the administrative view point, some of these places are situated in Uttar Pradesh and others in Madhya Pradesh. As all these places are popularly associated with religious feelings of the people and a large number of pilgrims visit these sites. It is well connected by train as well as by road. The distance from Satna district headquarter is 60 Km. Approx.
Ma Sharda,Maihar :
Goddess Sharada is also called Saraswati. She is the Goddess of learning. She provides intelligence, mind, wisdom and logic. She helps to fulfill one’s desire in life by the dint of her power of knowledge.The Holy Maa Sharda Temple is situated in Village Maiher of Satna District InMadhya Pradesh. The place is well connected by road and train route. The approximate distance from Satna district headquarter is 40 Kms. The temple is situated on the Trikut mountain at a height of 600 ft from ground level. To reach the shrine one has to climb 1001 stairs. The temple is managed by Maa Sharda Prabhand Samiti. The committee, headed by district collector, has done significant work to enable better facilities to pilgrims and devotees visiting the temple from all over the country.
Road route is constructed on the mountain so that the vehicle can be taken upto the hill top.