Chhattisgarh

Capital

-

Region

CI

Total Area

0 sq. km.


Quick Facts

Date Of Establishment

2000-11-01

Pin Prefix

49

Population(Male)

12832895

Population(Female)

12712303

Literacy Rate(Male)

91.81

Literacy Rate(Female)

79.85


About State

Chhattisgarh's new capital Naya Raipur will be renamed as Atal Nagar in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The announcement was made by Chhattisgarh's chief minister, Raman Singh, on August 21, 2018. Raipur was the former capital of Chhattisgarh. The town of Raipur has been in existence since the 9th century.