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Raigarh district is a district of the state of Chhattisgarh, in India. Raigarh is the district headquarters.The languages spoken in the district are Chhattisgarhi, Oriya and Hindi.

The district was formed by merging the princely states of Raigarh, Sarangarh, Udaipur (Dharamjaigarh) and Jashpur. Jashpur is now a separate district. Now Raigarh is becoming one of major producers of steel, mainly due to Jindal Steel and Power Ltd and other small producers. The volume can be judged by the statement that Raigarh itself is consuming about 20,000 tons of coal per day.

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Raigarh district has a population of 1,493,627,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[2] or the US state of Hawaii.[3] This gives it a ranking of 336th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 211 inhabitants per square kilometre (550 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 18.02 %.[1] Raigarh has a sex ratio of 993 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 73.7 %.[1]

LanguagesEdit

Languages spoken here include Asuri, an Austro-Asiatic language spoken by approximately 17 000.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. http://www.census2011.co.in/district.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  2. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2119rank.html. Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Gabon 1,576,665" 
  3. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-pop-text.php. Retrieved 2011-09-30. "Hawaii 1,360,301" 
  4. ^ M. Paul Lewis, ed (2009). "Asuri: A language of India". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (16th edition ed.). Dallas, Texas: SIL International. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=asr. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 

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