Korba district was accorded the status of a full fledged revenue district with effect from 25 May, 1998. The district headquarter is Korba city, which is situated on the banks of the confluence of rivers Hasdeo and Ahiran. Korba is the power capital of Chhattisgarh. The district comes under Bilaspur division. The headquarter of Korba districts situated about 200 KM. from the capital city Raipur.
Korba is the power capital of the newly formed state Chhattisgarh. The district comes under Bilaspur division and is inhabited mainly by tribals including the protected tribe Korwas (Pahadi Korwa). Korba is blessed with lush green forest cover, where a sizable number of tribal population is found. The Adivaisis in the forest areas leave in tantum with the environment and have retained their distinctive cultural characteristics and traditional observances.
Korba district is basically an agriculture belt where more than 68% are engaged in farming. The main crop sown is paddy.The major crop is paddy under rain fed condition. After the Kharif period farmers are converted into labourers.
Household Industrial Worker
formation of district
7145.44 in Sq Km
4187.375 Sq. Km
North - Korea, surajpur, Surguja. South - Jangir-Champa. East - Raigarh. West - Bilaspur.