DISTRICT PROFILE

Balrampur-Ramanujganj district is 26th district of Chhattisgarh state, (India). It is situated between 23° 60' 67" N  Latitude and 83° 62' 03" E Longitude. The Balrampur district occupies the north part of Chhattisgarh state. The district is bound on north and northeast of its parent district, i.e. Surguja district. The total area of the district is approximately 3806.08 Sq. Kms.  The district has six blocks namely Balrampur, Rajpur, Shankargarh, kusmi, RamchandarPur and Wadrafnagar. Most part of the district consists of hills. The district is rich in forest and is famous for its rich wildlife as it has very thick cover of forest. Nearest airport is at Raipur and railway station is Ambikapur. By road, Balrampur is linked with Sarguja, Raipur and Vishakhapatnam. It's headquarter is situated at Balrampur which is approximately 80 KMs south from Divisional Headquarter Ambikapur. Tata Pani Is the main geographical feature of the district where 100 degree celcious hot water comes from underground. Balrampur district is a predominantly agricultural district. The soil is fertile. This district is populated. Paddy, Maize and Wheat are the main agricultural crops raised by farmers in the district.