Knowledge Capital Of Chhattisgarh
|• Body||Nagar Nigam Durg|
|• Mayor||Dheeraj Bakliwal|
|• District Collector||Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure (IAS)|
|• City||182 km2 (70 sq mi)|
|• Rank||12 in state|
|Elevation||289 m (948 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||982 ♂/♀|
Durg is a city in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, east of the Shivnath River and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. With an urban population of 1,064,077, Durg-Bhilai is the second largest urban area in Chhattisgarh after Raipur. It is the headquarters of Durg District.
As of 2011 India census, Durg had a population of 268,679. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Durg has an average literacy rate of 87.36%, male literacy is 92.94% and, female literacy is 81.62%. In Durg, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
In the 2011 census, Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration had a population of 1,064,077. Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration includes: Durg (M Corp.), Bhilai Nagar (M Corp.), Dumardih (part) (OG), Bhilai Charoda (M Corp), Jamul (M), Kumhari (M) and Utai (NP).
Durg Municipal Corporation had a total population of 268,679 in 2011, out of which 136,537 were males and 132,142 were females. Durg had a below six years population of 29,165. Durg had an effective literacy rate (7+ population) of 87.94 per cent and a sex ratio of 968.