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: Raipur district Located Between 22.33 ‘N to 21.14’N Latitude
Longitude: Raipur district Located Between 82.6’ to 81.38’E Longitude
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 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
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 %