Statistics

Formation of district 1st January, 2012
Population 597653 (According to census 2011)
Sex Ratio (Gariaband district) 1020
Number of Villages 711
Literacy 68.26%
Borders/Neighbor North - Raipur, Mahasamund, South - Orisa, East - Orisa, West - Dhamtari
Related Division Raipur
District Headquarter Gariaband
Tehsils 05 - Bindranawagarh (Gariaband), Rajim, Chhura, Mainpur, Deobhog
Formation of Tehsils Bindranawagarh - , Rajim - 15/07/1986, Chhura - 18/11/2009, Mainpur - 26/01/2008, Deobhog - 18/08/1988
Number of Blocks 05 (Gariaband, Fingeshwar, Chhura, Mainpur, Deobhog)
Urban bodies 04 (Municipality - Gariaband, Nagar Panchayat - Rajim, Fingeshwar, Chhura)
Number of Gram Panchayat 332
Assembly Seats 02 (Constituency number-54 Rajim, Constituency number-55 Bindranawagarh)
Lok Sabha Seats 01 (Lok Sabha Constituency number-09 Mahasamund)
Most Populated Tehsil Rajim
Most Populated Block Fingeshwar
Most Female Populated Tehsil Fingeshwar
Least Female Populated Tehsil Deobhog
Most Urban Population Tehsil Rajim
Tehsil most literate population Rajim
Most Male-Female Sex Ratio Tehsil Gariaband, 1032
Least Male-Female Sex Ratio Tehsil Rajim, 1005
Lowest urban population tehsil Chhura
Most female literacy rate tehsil Rajim
Lowest female literacy rate tehsil Deobhog
Most male literacy rate tehsil Rajim
Lowest male literacy rate tehsil Deobhog
Forest area 2935.801 Sq.Km.
Forest Gariaband 1951.861 Sq.Km., Area of "Udanti Sita Nadi Tiger Reserve" in district - 953.94 Sq.Km.
Percentage of forest in district 50.41%
Teak Forest(Sagon Van) 0.37%
Saal Forest(Saal Van) 22.66%
Mixed forest 54.51%
Other forest 22.46%