In the Dewas district of the heartland of India, Madhya Pradesh lies a small town called Kannod. It has a Nagar Palika status from the Government of Madhya Pradesh. It is located 1,165 feet above sea level. It had a population of over 15,000 as per the census of 2001. The literacy rate of the area was high as compared to the national average. About 63% of Kannod is literate.
Places to Stay
The closest place to find accommodation is the district headquarter of Dewas (76 km) where hotels like Shri Khedapati International (Tariff-Rs. 1900), Hotel Utsav (Tariff-Rs. 1000), and Hotel Amar Vilas (Tariff-Rs. 2000) provide accommodation.
Hindi is the primary language spoken here. A regional language called Bareli Rathwi, which is a Bhil language, is also spoken here.
Festivals like Makar Sankranti (Kite festival), Mahashivratri and Diwali get celebrated here with pomp and grandeur. Other festivals like Holi and Raksha Bandhan are also celebrated.
Places of Interest
Places to visit in Kannod include the Khivni Sanctuary (80 km), Kavadiya Hills at Dharaji (100 km), the Meetha Talaab, and the Ghanta Ghar in Dewas.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Kannod is the Bhopal Airport (92 km).
The biggest junction closest to Kannod is in Indore (100 km) which has trains arriving at regular frequency from all over the country.
There is regular bus service to Kannod. Operators like Shree Om Sai Travels, as well as the Volvo bus service that plies to Kannod. They also provide buses to Indore, Nagpur and other cities. Ticketgoose.com often gives out bus ticket coupons for its customers.