India census, Bah had a population of 14,593. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%.
Location and Name
This place is situated in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India on State Highway 62 around 70 km from Agra city and around 55 km from Etawah. Its geographical coordinates are 26° 52' 12" North, 78° 35' 51" East. Three rivers, Yamuna, Chambal and Utangan irrigate its land and separate from the states Madhya Pradesh and Rajsthan. It was founded in 1700 by Maharaja Mahendra Kalyan Singh of Bhadawar and was called Kalyanbah. Its name was later corrupted to Bah, which means flow of water.
Places to watch
Bah is famous for Bateshwarnath Temple (Lord Shiva), which is only 7 km from Bah City. Along with the main temple there is a series of 108 temples of Lord Shiva on the riverbank of Yamuna. November local festival at Bateshwarnath attracts thousands of devotees from nearby areas and states ( Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh). Nearby a Jain Temple is situated at Shauripur (Shauripur place is believed to be of Mahabharat Kaal). Nowadays newly developed Chambal Safari is a must watch for nature lovers.