District at a Glance

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

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 °ClimateRaipur has a tropical wet and dry climate


Geographical Information
Name of the Geographical Unit Detail of the Geographical Unit
Raipur District Capital District of Chhattisgarh State
Geographical Area 2891.98 sq km
Surrounding Districts District Raipur is surrounded by six neighboring districts viz Durg, Bemetara, Balodabazar-Bhatapara, Mahasamund, Raipur and Dhamtari
Nagar Nigam 2 [Raipur, Birgaon]


Administrative Setup
Name of the Organizational Unit Detail of the Organizational Unit
Tehsil 8 [Raipur, Tilda, Arang, Abhanpur, kharora, Gobra Nawapara, Dharsiva, Mandir Hasaud]
Block 4 [Dharsiwa, Tilda, Arang, Abhanpur]
Nagar Palika 3 [Tilda-Newra, Govbranawapara, Arang]
Nagar Panchayat 7[Kharora, Kurra, Mana, Abhanpur, Chandkhuri, Mandir Hasaud, Samoda]
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 478
Populated Village 541
Revenue Village 545
RI Circle 41
Patwari Circle 263
Police Station 32

DiscriptionReference 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 %