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by Sumit Chourasia | Jan 04, 2019 | Category :travel

Top Places to visit in Durg, Chhattisgarh

Top Places to visit in Durg, Chhattisgarh

<p>Durg is a city in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, east of the Shivnath River and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. It is the headquarters of Durg District.</p> <p>Durg district is a district situated in Chhattisgarh, India. The district headquarters is Durg. The district covers an area of 2,238 km&sup2;. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Chhattisgarh (out of 18), after Raipur.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The district is home to two important religious sites. The principal Hindu temple, the Ganga Maiyaat Jhalmala, Jain shrine of Uwasaggaharam Parshwa Teerth at Nagpura (near Durg), attract pilgrims from all over India.The Langurveer Mandir is one and only Hindu Temple Devoted to God Langoorveer in India situated in Durg.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The town of Bhilai is home to the Bhilai Steel Plant. now durg has been divided into 3 major district namely Durg, Balod and Bemetara.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The present collector of Durg is Shri Umesh Kumar Agrawal.</p> <p>Demographics</p> <p>As of 2011 India census, 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.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In the 2011 census Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration had a population of 1,064,077.[4] 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).[5]</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>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.[6]</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Geography</p> <p>Cities in Durg</p> <p>Durg</p> <p>Bhilai</p> <p>Towns in Durg</p> <p>Anda</p> <p>Dhamdha</p> <p>Jamul</p> <p>Kumhari</p> <p>Mahamaya</p> <p>Patan</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Notable people</p> <p>Arun Vora, M.L.A.</p> <p>Amit Sana, runner-up in Indian Idol 1</p> <p>Saroj Pandey, mayor, M.L.A. and M.P.</p> <p>Harpreet Singh, cricketer</p> <p>Santosh Araswilli, table tennis international medalist</p> <p>Tamradhwaj Sahu, M.L.A. and M.P.</p> <p>source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durg</p>

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