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Bilaspur District : Chhattisgarh

About District

Bilaspur district is not only famous in Chhattisgarh but in India due to its unique characteristics like rice quality, Kosa industry and its cultural background. Bilaspur district has a major contribution in the naming "Dhan Ka Katora" for the entire Chhattisgarh region. The Bilaspur city is approximately 400 years old and the name "Bilaspur" has been originated from the Fisher-woman named "Bilasa". Bilaspur district is situated between 21'47 and 23'8 north latitudes and 81'14 and 83'15 east latitudes. The district is bounded by Korea on the north, Anuppur District and Dindori District of Madhya Pradesh state on the West, Kawardha on the southwest, Durg and Raipur on the south and Korba and Janjgir-Champa on the East. The area of the district is 6377 sq. k.m. The total population of the district is approx 1,993,042. Bilaspur district consists of 8 tehsils, 7 blocks and the total number of villages in the district is 898. Bilaspur is famous for Kanan Pendari Zoo Park. The places of tourist interest in the district are Ratanpur, Mallhar (Saravpur), Talagram, Kuthaghat, Belpan, and Kabir Chobutara.


District at a Glance

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