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Rajnandgaon District is a district of in the state of Chattisgarh in India. The administrative headquarters the district is Rajnandgaon town.

HistoryEdit

The district was carved out from the erstwhile Durg district on 26 January 1973. Later, Kabirdham district was carved out from this district on 1 July 1998.[1]

It is currently a part of the Red Corridor.[2]

GeographyEdit

The district covers an area of 8222 km2.

The district is bounded by Kabirdham district in the north, Durg district in the east, Bastar district in the south, Gadchiroli and Bhandara districts of Maharashtra state and Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh state in the west.

Demographics Edit

According to the 2011 census Rajnandgaon district has a population of 1,537,520,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Gabon[4] or the US state of Hawaii.[5] This gives it a ranking of 325th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 191 inhabitants per square kilometre (490 /sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 19.82 %.[3] Rajnandgaon has a sex ratio of 1017 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 76.97 %.[3]

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