Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur
Amritdhara falls on the Hasdeo River
Location in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh
Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur district
Coordinates (Manendragarh-Chirmiri): 23°13′N 82°12′E / 23.22°N 82.20°E / 23.22; 82.20Coordinates: 23°13′N 82°12′E / 23.22°N 82.20°E / 23.22; 82.20
Country India
StateChhattisgarh
DivisionSurguja
HeadquartersManendragarh
Tehsils6
Government
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies3
Area
 • Total1,726.39 km2 (666.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total422,248

Males 53% Females 47%

SC 9.38% and ST 36.21%
Demographics
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationCG-32
Major highways3
Website[http:// ]

Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur district is a district of Chhattisgarh state in India.[1]. Earlier it was in Korea district. Chief minister of Chhatisgarh Mr. Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated made a separate new district by separating it from Korea district on 09 September 2022. The district headquarters is Manendragarh.[2]

The district lies in the northwesternmost part of Chhattisgarh in the Surguja division. It borders Madhya Pradesh to the north and west, Koriya and Surajpur districts to the east and Korba and Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi districts to the south. It is mountainous and forested, and largely tribal-populated. The district was part of the princely states of Changbhakar and Korea before Independence.

The district has three subdivisions:- Bharatpur, Manendragarh and Khadganwan, and divided into six tehsils :- Manendragarh, Bharatpur, Khadgawan, Chirmiri, Kelhari And Kotadol.

Demographics

Religions in Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur district (2011)[3]
Religion Percent
Hindus
91.20%
Muslims
3.92%
Other (Tribal religion)
2.61%
Christians
1.32%
Other or not stated
0.95%
Distribution of religions

At the time of the 2011 census, Manendragarh-Chirimri-Bharatpur district had a population of 411,490. Manendragarh-Chirimri-Bharatpur district has a sex ratio of 970 females to 1000 males. 32.27% of the population lives in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 34,339 (8.35%) and 207,156 (50.34%) of the population respectively.[4]

Languages of Manendragarh-Chirimri-Bharatpur district (2011)[5]

  Hindi (38.58%)
  Surgujia (34.09%)
  Bagheli (7.08%)
  Chhattisgarhi (5.60%)
  Baghoria (5.04%)
  Odia (1.77%)
  Bhojpuri (1.33%)
  Bengali (1.19%)
  Sadri (1.06%)
  Others (4.26%)

At the time of the 2011 census, 38.58% of the population spoke Hindi, 34.09% Surgujia, 7.08% Bagheli, 5.60% Chhattisgarhi, 5.04% Baghoria, 1.77% Odia, 1.33% Bhojpuri, 1.19% Bengali and 1.06% Sadri as their first language.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Newly-announced distt to be known as Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur: CM". www.thehitavada.com.
  2. ^ "The means of formation of latest district Manendragarh-Chirmiri-Bharatpur began". reportwire.in.
  3. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Chhattisgarh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook: Koriya" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  5. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Chhattisgarh". www.censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.