(Last Updated on : 17-07-2010)
Located in the Seoni district of Madhya Pradesh, Lakhnadon is a taluka headquarters town. The town is strategically located at the meeting point of N H 7 and N H 26. The nearest access points are the airport at Nagpur and the railway station at Seoni. Lakhnadon is popular religious destination as it is a Jain pilgrim center.
It is located in the north of Seoni, the district headquarters at a distance of 61 km. and in the southeast of Narsinghpur at a distance of 65 km. Geographically, the town is located between 22.6 degree North latitude and 79.6 degree East longitude at a height of 607 metres (1991 feet) above mean sea level.
The 2001Census report of India puts forward the population of Lakhnadon, which is 14,443. Males and females account for 52% and 48% of the population. In Lakhnadon, 14% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of this town is 71%, which is higher than the national average literacy rate, which is 59.5%. To be specific, the male literacy rate is 77% and the female literacy rate is 64%.
The major attractions in and around the town are Mandla Fort, Kanha National Park and the Pench National Park.