Raipur District is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. This District is situated between 22o 33' N to 21o14'N Latitude and 82o 6' to 81o38'E Longtitude. The District is surrounded by District Bilaspur in North, District Bastar and part of Orissa state in South, District Raigarh and part of Orissa state in East and district Durg in West. The district occupies the south eastern part of the upper Mahanadi valley and the bordering hills in the south and the east. Thus, the district is divided into two major physical divisions, Viz., the Chattisgarh plain and the Hilly Areas.

About Raipur
Name of Tehsils

RAIPUR, ARANG,
ABHANPUR ,TILDA

Name of Blocks DHARSIWA ,ARANG ,
ABHANPUR ,TILDA
Number of Vllages 485
Populated 485
Revenue Villages 485
Revenue Inspector Circle 10
Patwari Circle 215
Police Stations 32
Police Posts 03
Muncicipal Corporation 02   (RAIPUR, BIRGAON)
Nagar Palika 03  (TILDA-NEWERA,
GOVRANAWAPARA, ARANG)
Nagar Panchayat 04  (KHARORA, KURRA, MANA,
ABHANPUR)
Name of janpad Panchayats DHARSIWA, ARANG ,
ABHANPUR, TILDA
Number of Gram Panchyat 408
Name of Krishi Upaj Mandi Raipur,Arang,Abhanpur,
Newera,Navapara
Population as per Census-2011 2160876
Urban Population 1276652
Rural Population 884224
Rural (Male) 444797
Rural (Female) 439427
Head Post Offices 1
Telegrph Offices 1
Literates as per Census-2011 1495145
Total Male Literates as per Census-2011 831882
Total Female Literates as per Census-2011 663263
Total Rural Literates as per Census-2011 554039
Total Urban Literates as per Census-2011 941106