Raipur District is the district of Chhattisgarh state in India.
Geography of Raipur
Raipur District is surrounded by District Bilaspur in North side, District Bastar and part of Orissa state in South side, District Raigarh and part of Orissa state in East side and district Durg in West side.It occupies the south eastern part of the upper Mahanadi River valley and the bordering hills in the south and the east. Thus, the district is divided into two major physical divisions:
The Chhattisgarh plains
The hilly areas.
Main Rivers : Mahanadi is the principal river of this district. Its tributaries being Sendur, Pairy, Sondur, Joan, Kharun and Shivnath.
Lakes and Glaciers in Raipur
Latitude of Raipur city : 22 deg 33' N to 21 deg 14'N
Longitude of Raipur city : 82 deg 6' to 81 deg 38'E
About Raipur District
Raipur district was once part of Southern Kosal and considered to be under Maurya Kingdom. Raipur city had been the capital of the Haihaya Kings, controlling the traditional forts of Chhattisgarh for a long time.
Culture of Raipur
Gouri-Goura, Pola ,Surti, Hareli and Teeja are the main festivals. Raut Nacha, Dewar Nacha, Panthi and Suwa, Padki and Pandwani are some of the musical styles and dances. Various decorative items used by women are Baandha, 'suta', 'Phuli', 'Bali' and Khunti, 'Ainthi', Patta, Choora, Kardhani on waist, Pounchhi a ring for upper arm and Bichhiya worn on toes.
Mineral Resources Found in this district
Lime Stone, Gold, Diamond, Alexandrite, Garnet, Dolomite, Flag Stone are the main minerals that found in this district.
Sub Division of Raipur District
In Raipur District there is 5 sub division
Tehsils in Raipur District
Raipur District divide into 15 Tehsils
Blocks in Raipur District
Raipur District there is 15 Blocks
Cities and Towns in Raipur District
Railway Stations in Raipur District
Raipur Junction Railway Station
Bhatapara Railway Station
Tilda Railway Station
Bus Stations in Raipur District
Abhanpur Bus Station
Raipur Bus Station
Tourist Place in Raipur District
Sirpur or Shripur
Other Places of Interest
Wild Life Sanctuary in Raipur District
Sita Nadi Sanctuary
Universities in Raipur District
Pt. Ravi Shankar Shukla University
Indira Gandhi Agriculture University
Hidaytullah National Law University
Engineeirng Colleges in Raipur District
DISHA Institute of Management & Technology
Raipur Institute of Technology
National Institute of Technology
New Government Engineering College
Colleges in Raipur District
INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY
Shri Rawatpura Sarkar Institution ,Raipur
vindhya institute of technology & Science.
Columbia College of Pharmacy
Aviva Info Tech College,Raipur(C.G.)
Moulana Abul Kalam Azad College of Pharmacy
Royal College of Pharmacy
I.T. Training Centres in Raipur District
Robust Computers, Shop No.35-38, II Floor ,Ashirwad Towers, Near Raj Talkies,GE Road, Raipur
Unique Computer, Civil Lines
Super Computer Education, Block C/6,I Floor, Netaji Subhash Chandra Complex, Jarhata ChowkRaipur
Kothari Computer Service, 28/201, Ramsagarpara,Near Sindhi School, Raipur
Raipur Software Education, Amrit Sandesh Bldg, Near RDA Office, GE Road Raipur
Vimee Computers, I Floor, Dutta Complex,Opp.Hero Honda Showroom, Near Anupam Garden,GE Road Raipur
Sweta Computers, I Floor, Amrit Sandesh Complex,Opp. Telecom Office, GE Road, Raipur
Advanced Computing Centre, Opp. RajKumar College,Dani Offset Building, GE Road Raipur
Vandana Auto, Ramkund, GE Road Raipur
Cement Industries in Raipur District
M/S. Ultra Tech Ltd.
M/S. Century Cement Pvt Ltd.
M/S. Modi Rubber Ltd.
M/S. Dinesh Cement
M/S Tata Iron & Steel Co. Ltd
M/S. Singhaniya Cement
Other Industries in Raipur District
M/S. Raipur Alloys & SteelLtd.
M/S. Monet Ispat
M/S. Rajendra Steel Ltd.
Hospitals in Raipur District
Gayatri Hospital ,Near Central Automobiles , Opp. Anupam Udhyan, Raipur.
Agrasen Hospital, Opp. Krishna Talkies, Ramnath Bhimsen Road, Samta Colony, Raipur.
Pandey Nursing Home, 195- Samta Colony, Raipur.
Raipur Stone Clinic, Kutcheri Cowk, Raipur
Vidhya Dental Clinic, Shyam Talkies Road, Near Nathani Building, Budhhapara Raipur.
Subbarao Hospital, Bastar bada, Fafadih road, Raipur
Ashoka Super Speciality Hospital, Opp. Mandi gate, Pandri, Raipur
Ramakrishna Surgical Nursing Home, Budhha Para, Shyam talkies Road, Raipur.
Life worth Hospital, Badhhaipara, Raipur
Yashwant Hospital, G.E. Road, Tatyapara, Raipur
Tiwari Nursing Home, Civil lines, Raipur
Major Crops of Raipur District
Paddy, Wheat, Pulses are the main crops. Other crops are Udad, Lakh-Tiwara, Peas, Alsi, Soyabeen, Groundnut etc.