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Raipur City Facts


Raipur is the capital of the newly formed State of Chhattisgarh, carved out of Madhya Pradesh on 1st November 2000. The city believed to be founded in the 14th century AD by the Kalchuri King Ram Chandra is centrally located in Chattisgarh. Raipur is the biggest city of the region and a fast developing important industrial centre. The city lying on the Mumbai - Nagpur - Haora mainline, is well connected by air and rail and is a good base to visit the tourist centers of the region.


Area : 180 Sq Km
Population : 39,02,609
Season : October to February/ March
STD Code : 0771
Temperature : Winter - Max: 27oC Min :10oC
Summer - Max: 45oC Min: 29oC
Literacy : 64.7%