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Durg is a city of Chhattisgarh state, east of the Shivnath River and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. It is the headquarters of Durg District.[1]

Durg
City
Durg is located in Chhattisgarh
Durg
Durg
Coordinates: 21°11′N 81°17′E / 21.19°N 81.28°E / 21.19; 81.28Coordinates: 21°11′N 81°17′E / 21.19°N 81.28°E / 21.19; 81.28
Country India
State Chhattisgarh
Government
 • Type Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Chandrika Chandrakar(BJP)
Area
 • Total 182 km2 (70 sq mi)
Area rank 12 in state
Elevation 289 m (948 ft)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 491001
0788 0788
Vehicle registration CG-07
Sex ratio 982 /
Website www.durg.gov.in

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DemographicsEdit

As of 2011 India census,[2] Durg had a population of 268,679. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Durg has an average literacy rate of 72%, male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 65%. In Durg, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

In the 2011 census Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration had a population of 1,064,077.[3] Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration includes: Durg (M Corp.), Bhilai Nagar (M Corp.), Dumardih (part) (OG), Bhilai Charoda (M), Jamul (M), Kumhari (M), and Utai (NP).[4]

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.[5]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Durg District Official website". 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Constituents of urban Agglomerations Having Population 1 Lakh & above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 
  5. ^ "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-16. 

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