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Geogrpahical Information

Total Geographical Area                       8022.55 sq.km.
Location -Latitude  20.07'' North to 22.2''9 North
Location - Longitude  80.2 East to 81.2''4 East
Mean Sea Level  330.70
Forest Area  2987.14 sq.km.
Climate  Tropical
Average Rainfall  1274 m.m.
Main Crop  Paddy, Wheat
Cropped Area  359098
Double Cropped Area  91243
Total Irrigated Area  68003
Main Oilseed Crops  Soya bin, Tilhan
Minerals

 Limestone, China clay,   Quartzite,  Quartz, Granite,  White Clay

Administrative Setup

No. of Sub Divisions 5

No. of  Tehsils

9
No. of Sub-Tehsils 1
No. of  Blocks 9
Tribal Blocks 3
Revenue Villages 1685
Forest Villages 5
Revenue Circle 16
Patwari Circle 283
Assembly Constituencies 6
Parliamentary Constituency 1
Nagar Palik Nigam 1
Nagar Palika 2
Nagar Panchayat 5
Janpad Panchayat 9
Gram Panchayat 692

Population

Total 1283224
Male 634342
Female 648882
SC 127424
ST 341688
Urban Population 231647
Rural Population 1051577
Percentage of Rural Population in Total Population 81.94%
Percentage of SC Population in Total Population 9.92 %
Percentage of ST Population in Total Population 26.62%
Sex Ratio 1023
Literacy percentage 77.2 %
Male Literacy 87.2%
Female Literacy 67.6%
Rural Literacy 76.35%
Urban Literacy 82.85%
Population Growth Rate (1991-2001) 17.83
Population density per Sq. KM. 159
 

 

 

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