Geography Details

Mahasamund district is spread out in an area of 4790 Sq. Kms in the Central-East of Chhattisgarh State. The district lies between 2047' to 2131'30'' latitude and 8200' to 8315'45'' longitude, surrounded by districts of Raigarh and Raipur of Chhattisgarh State and Nawapara and Bargarh of Orissa.  

Granite rocks can be found in the Bagbahra, Basna and Pithora region. Rocks are predominantly Limestone of the Chhattisgarh group contemporary to the Cuddapah group of the Upper Pre-Cambrian age, consisting of limestone layers, shale, sandstone, or quartzite. Neo-granite, dolerite, and quartz in intrusive forms are also found in the district. Hence there is a great scope of intense mining activit

Profile

District Formation
Area
Population
Male Population
Female Population
Literacy
Male Literacy
Female Literacy

Administrative Divisions
Demography
July 1998
4790 Sq. Kms
10,32,754
5,11,967
5,20,787
71.02%
82.05%
60.25%

 
Note:-Data Showing above as per the census year 2011.