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Mahasamund District : Chhattisgarh

About District


Mahasamund district is spread out in an area of 4790 Sq. Kms in the Central-East of Chhattisgarh State. The district lies between 20°47' to 21°31'30'' latitude and 82°00' to 83°15'45'' longitude, surrounded by districts of Raigarh and Raipur of Chhattisgarh State and Nawapara and Bargarh of Orissa. The District was formed in July 1998. The total area of the district is 4790 Sq. Kms. and its total population is 10,32,275 as per 2011 census. The district is divided into 5 tehsils and 1145 villages. Granite rocks are found in the Bagbahra, Basna and Pithore region. Lime stone rocks of Chhattisgarh group contemporary to Cuddapah group of Upper Pre-Cambrian age and comprising of Lime Stone layers, Shale, Sand Stone or Quartzite can be predominantly found. Hence there is a great scope of intense mining activity. Important deposits found in this region are Gold, Tin ore, Lead ore, Fluorite, Beryl, Granite and Lime Stone rocks. Several small-scale industries are in operation that makes multifarious uses of lime stone.

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District at a Glance


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