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Janjgir-Champa District : Chhattisgarh

About District

The District Janjgir-Champa was established on 25 May 1998 and it is situated in the center of Chhattisgarh and so it is considered as Heart of Chhattisgarh. The District Head Quarter Janjgir of the district Janjgir-Champa is the city of Maharaja Jajawalya Dev of Kulchury dynasty. The Janjgir-Champa district is a major producer of Food Grains in the state Chhattisgarh. The total area of the district is 4,46,674 Hect. and the total population is 16,19,707 as per 2011 census. The district is bounded by Raigarh District in the east, Bilaspur District in the west, Korba and Bilaspur District in the north and Mahanadi, Raipur and Raigarh District in the south. The district is divided into 5 subdivisions, 10 Tehsils, 9 blocks and 913 revenue villages. The Vishnu Mandir of Janjgir district reflects the golden past of this district. The Vishnu Mandir is an ancient artistic sample of Vaishnav community. The other places of tourist interest in the district are Madanpurgarh, Rishabhtirth, Shivarinarayan, Kaleshwarnath (Pithampur), Chandrahasini(Chandrapur), Ashtabhuji(Adhbhar) and Laxmenshwar(Kharod).

District Administration


District at a Glance

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