Sarangarh-Bhilaigarh district
Location in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh
Coordinates (Sakti): 23°01′N 82°58′E / 23.02°N 82.96°E / 23.02; 82.96Coordinates: 23°01′N 82°58′E / 23.02°N 82.96°E / 23.02; 82.96
Country India
StateChhattisgarh
DivisionBilaspur
HeadquartersSarangarh
Tehsils3
Government
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies1
Population
 (2011)
 • Total607,434
Demographics
 • Sex ratio1005
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highways3

Sarangarh-Bilaigarh district is one of the four new district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India announced by Bhupesh Baghel on 15th August 2021. It is carved out from Raigarh and Baloda Bazar districts.[1][2][3][4]

Demographics

At the time of the 2011 census, Sarangarh-Bhilaigarh district had a population of 607,434. Sarangarh-Bhilaigarh district has a sex ratio of 1005 females to 1000 males. 7.14% of the population lives in urban areas. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 173,819 (28.62%) and 80,958 (13.33%) of the population respectively.[5][6] Hinduism is the predominant religion, practiced by 99.32% of the population.[7]

Languages of Sarangarh-Bhilaigarh district (2011)[8]

  Chhattisgarhi (89.99%)
  Odia (7.69%)
  Hindi (1.79%)
  Others (0.53%)

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 89.99% of the population in the district spoke Chhattisgarhi, 7.69% Odia and 1.79% Hindi as their first language.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Chhattisgarh Cm Bhupesh Baghel Announces Four New Districts And 18 Tehsil Independence Day - एलान: स्वतंत्रता दिवस पर सीएम भूपेश बघेल ने की घोषणा, छत्तीसगढ़ में बनेंगे चार नए जिले और 18 तहसील - Amar Ujala Hindi News Live". amarujala.com. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  2. ^ "4 New Districts, 18 Tehsils In Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel". ndtv.com. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  3. ^ "Chhattisgarh to have 4 new districts, says CM Bhupesh Baghel on Independence Day". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  4. ^ "Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel announces 4 new districts, 18 tehsils - India News". indiatoday.in. Retrieved 2021-09-02.
  5. ^ "District Census Handbook: Raipur" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  6. ^ "District Census Handbook: Raigarh" (PDF). censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  7. ^ "Table C-01 Population by Religion: Chhattisgarh". censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India. 2011.
  8. ^ a b "Table C-16 Population by Mother Tongue: Chhattisgarh". www.censusindia.gov.in. Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India.