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Overview of the Mahasamund District

Overview of the Mahasamund District

History

Mahasamund district is famous for its cultural history. This region was the capital of 'Dakshin Kosala' ruled by the 'Somvanshi Emperor', it is also a center of learning. There are a large number of temples here, which always attract visitors due to their natural and beauty. Fairs / festivals have become a part of people's lives here.

Dakshin Kosala i.e., Sirpur in present Chhattisgarh is at the top of all international famous historical sites. Sirpur, situated on the banks of the holy Mahanadi River, is a complete merger of cultural and architecture. Sirpur was formerly known as 'Sripur' in the time of the (Somvanshi emperors), and was the capital of Dakshin Kosala. The status of Sirpur is very special in the history of Indian art because of its values ​​of religious, spiritual, knowledge and science along with important and original experiments.

Demography

Special Description  Special Description
District formation July 1998 Related division Raipur
Geographic region 4790 Sq.Km Total population (as per 2011 census) 1032754
Total Female population 520787 (50.4%) Total male population 511967 (49.5%)
Total Population (0-6 age group) 134448 Population growth rate  20.05
Male to female ratio 1017 Rural population  912602
Urban area population 120152 Total literacy rate in% 71.02
Male literacy rate in % 82.05 Female literacy rate in% 60.25

For more information, visit https://mahasamund.gov.in/en/



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