Durg District is situated in Chattisgarh state of India. District headquarters is Durg.
Geography of Durg
Geographical area of Durg district is 8537 Sq. KM. The District occupies the southwestern part of the Upper Sheonath-Mahanadi valley and the bordering hills in the south and southwest. Physiographically, the District can be divided into two divisions, viz. the Chhattisgarh plain and the Southern plateau. The Chhattisgarh plain occupies the largest area in the District.
Latitude of Durg city : 20°23' and 22°02' N
Longitude of Durg city : 80°46' and 81°58 E
About Durg District
On Jan. 1, 1906, Durg district was formed. Durg city is located just east of the Seonath River (Shivnath River) and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration.
Mineral Resources in Durg District
Limestone : It is available in Khundani, Pithoura, Sahgaon, Nandini, Semriya, Ghidiya, Deourjhal, Ahivara, Achouli, Matragota, Ghotwani, Medesara etc.
Iron ore : It is available in Rajhara hills and Jharandalli which are mainly used by Bhilai Steel Plant.
Quartzite : It is available in Khursul, Kalkasha, Danitola etc
Dolomite : It is available in Mohbhatta, Kodava and Tala.
Culture of Durg District
Durg district has a rich cultural heritage and has its own dance styles, cuisine, music and traditional folk songs, of which the Sohar, Bihav and Pathoni songs are very famous. Traditional folk dance Raut Nacha performed by the Yadav caste of this region is famous.Other folk dance are Panthi, Pandwani.
Sub Divisions in Durg District
Durg District there is 6 Sub Divisions
Tehsils in Durg District
Durg District divide into 13 Tehsils
Blocks in Durg District
Durg District there is 12 Blocks
Cities and Towns in Durg District
Railway Stations in Durg District
Bhilai Nagar Railway Station
Durg Railway Station
Bus Stations in Durg District
Durg Bus Station
Tourist Place in Durg District
Colleges in Durg District
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute
Bhilai Institute Of Technology,Durg
Bhilai Institute of Technology
RSR Rungta College of Engineering & Technology
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institute,pharmacy
Shri Shankaracharya College of Engg & Tech.
Chatrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology
Dignity College of Architecture
MP Christian College of Engg. & Technology
Rungta College of Engineering & Technology
Major Crops of Durg District
Agriculture is the main source of income for majority of the villagers. The main crops are rice, wheat, and jowar.