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About District

Raipur District, in the Raipur region is a capital of Chhattisgarh with its administrative headquarters located at Raipur city. Raipur District is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. This District is situated between 22⁰ 33' N to 21⁰ 14'N Latitude and 82⁰6' to 81⁰38'E Longitude. 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.
Main source of income in the district is from the agriculture sector and per capita income is Rs. 31,105. Total cropped area is 2,25,177 in hectares and the forest area is 5,459 in sq km (2015).

Raipur District Overview
Raipur District Some Features
Administrative Setup
No.of Blocks 4
Name of Blocks RAIPUR, ARANG, 
Number of Vllages 485
Number of Gram Panchyat 405
Name of Krishi Upaj Mandi Raipur,Arang,Abhanpur, Newera,Navapara

Physiographic Features
Agro Ecological Sub Region (ICAR) Moderately To Gently Sloping ChattisgarhMahanadi Basin, Hot Moist/Dry Subhumid Transitional ESR With Deep Loamy To Clayey Red And Yellow Soils, Medium AWC LGP 150 - 180 days (11.0
Agro-Climatic Zone (Planning Commission) Eastern Plateau And Hills Region (VII)
Agro-climatic Zone (NARP) Chhattisgarh Plain
Geographic coordinates of district headquarters Latitude:21.23N, Longitude:81.63E, Altitude:291m
Rainfall 1151.73 mm
Geographical area 2,89,197 ha
Forest area 1,551 ha       (00.54 %)
Pasture land 35,417 ha
Net sown area (ha) 1,65,747 ha  (57.31%)
Gross sown area (ha) 2,17,507 ha  (75.21%)
Kharif sown area (ha) 1,61,770 ha (55.94 %)
Rabi sown area (ha) 55,737 ha (19.27%)
Cropping Intensity (%) 131 %
Irrigation (%) Kharif -80 % (1,28,965 ha) Rabi   - 49 % (27,501 ha)

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