District at a Glance

According to the 2011 census Raipur district has a population of 21,608,76.

Geographical Information
Name of the Geographical Unit Detail of the Geographical Unit
Raipur District Capital District of Chhattisgarh State
Latitude/Longitude: latitude 21° 23″ to longitude 81° 65″
Temperature (Average): Temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be extremely hot.The temperature in April–May sometimes rises above 46 °C
Geographical Area 2891.98 sq km
Climate Raipur has a tropical wet and dry climate
Surrounding Districts District Raipur is surrounded by six neighboring districts viz Durg, Bemetara, Balodabazar-Bhatapara, Mahasamund, Raipur and Dhamtari
Administrative Setup
Name of the Organizational Unit Detail of the Organizational Unit
Tehsil 4 [Raipur, Tilda, Arang, Abhanpur]
Block 4 [Dharsiwa, Tilda, Arang, Abhanpur]
Nagar Nigam 2 [Raipur, Birgaon]
Nagar Palika 3 [Tilda-Newra, Govranawapara, Arang]
Nagar Panchayat 4 [Kharora, Kurra, Mana, Abhanpur]
Janpad Panchayat 4 [Dharsiwa, Tilda, Arang, Abhanpur]
Gram Panchayat 408
Head Post Office 1
Krishi Upaj Mandi 5 [Raipur, Arang, Abhanpur, Newera, Govra Navapara]
Total Village 491
Populated Village 491
Revenue Village 485
RI Circle 22
Patwari Circle 243
Police Station 32
Discription Reference Year 2011
Population 2160876 [Rural- 884224 Urban- 1276652]
Rural (Male) Population 444797
Rural (Female) Population 439427
Literate 80.52 %
Literate Male 87.97 %
Literate Female 72.79 %