|The district derives its name from Rewa town, the district headquarters, which is another name for Narmada River. District has triangle shape. Rewa is home to many schools and colleges, including APS University, Govt. T.R.S.College and the Rewa Engineering College (Previously Government Engineering College), Rewa. It is also home to two government medical colleges, Sanjay Gandhi Hospital and Mahatma Gandhi Hospital. Also crowned with Agricultural College and Veterinary College. Apart from that, Kendriya Vidalia School (Central School), Sainik School and Navodaya Schools also add to its rich education stream. There are tourist attractions in Maihar(38 km) and a tourist attraction in Chitrakoot(52 km), where there is an ancient temple, which attracts tourists. Chirahula Temple, Kyonti, Purwa,Rani Lake etc. are other tourist attractions. Rain water in the district falls into Ganga's tributaries like Tons, Son, Bihad etc.