Umaria is a town in umaria district of the Shahdol Division of Madhya Pradesh state of central India.Umaria district is located to the North East of Madhya Pradesh.It has geographical area of 4548 km sq. The greatest length of the district is about 150 km. from north to south and the greatest width is about 60 km from east to west. The population of the district on the basis of 2001 census is 515963. Out of which about 83% population resides in rural areas. The district has extensive forests. About 42% of the total area is covered by forests only. The District is rich in minerals. The most important mineral found in the district is coal and as a result 8 mines are being.
Other places of interest:
Bandhavgarh National Park : Bandhavgarh National Park is famous for its wild wealth like world famous White tiger.
Bandhavgarh Fort : Bandhavgarh is the name of tehsil in Umaria District. Formerly it was the capital of the Bandhavgarh Kingdom of the Magha dynasty, then the headquarters of the tehsil.
Manpur Manpur : is a block and a biggest Tehsil in umaria district.Manpur is also considered for great schools, civil court, a big market, etc..
Chandia Khas: Chandia is situated on the Umaria-Katni road, at a distance of about 21 km. from Umaria. The most important spot of Chandia Khas is a small temple, enshrining Goddess Kalika.
Pali Birsinghpur : Pali is situated on the Umaria-Shahdol road, at a distance of about 36 km. from Umaria.
Umaria Town : The headquarters town of the Umaria district and Bandhavgarh tehsil, formerly umaria was the headquarters of the South Rewa District.