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Location of Surajpur district in Chhattisgarh
|• District Magistrate||Shri Ranbir Sharma (IAS)|
|Time zone||UTC+05:30 (IST)|
|Major highways||NH 43|
Surajpur is a district of the State of Chhattisgarh in central India, with its administrative headquarters at Surajpur. National Highway 43 passes through Surajpur district. Surajpur was declared a district on 15 August 2011 by the state Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh along with eight other new districts. Surajpur is the first district to receive National Satyan Maitra Literacy Award. The district is known for its market (economical and quality product) and other major tourist places of Chhattisgarh with Tamor Pingla Wildlife Sanctuary.
Demography is the statistical study of human populations, especially with reference to size and density, distribution, and vital statistics (births, marriages, deaths, etc.). The collection of data is done by various direct or indirect methods. One of the common direct methods is the "Census". Census is usually conducted by the Central government which makes a tedious and rigorous effort to collect every individual’s data. It is done in the gap of 10 years.
The last Census was done in 2011. According to the Census 2011, total population of 789043 (Male – 398381, Female – 390662) dwells in 547 villages. The Population density of the District is noted as 283 persons/sq.km. as per the census.The literacy rate as per the census is 60.95%, however the sex ratio corresponds to 980 females per 1000 males.
Surajpur district has 6 Thasil (Taluk). The following are the list of the Thasil (Taluk) in Surajpur district:
There are famous temples at:
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