In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Genesis 1:1
 

CHHATTISGARH

Capital Raipur
Area in Sq. Km. 135191
Population 20833803
Male 10474218
Female 10359585
No of Districts 16
No of Villages


Literacy
Urban Rural Total Percentage
Male Female Male Female
1664236 1232347 5047159 3229407 11173149 53.63


Religion
Religion Urban Rural Total Percentage
Male Female Male Female
Hindus 1906833 1772654 8008837 8041346 19729670 94.7
Muslims 133625 123823 77204 74963 409615 1.97
Christians 49461 50448 149010 152116 401035 1.92
Sikhs 31082 28119 5580 4840 69621 0.33
Buddhists 20335 20406 12109 12417 65267 0.31
Jains 23781 22056 5405 4861 56103 0.27
Others 1051 918 46204 47014 95187 0.46
Religion not stated 607 548 3094 3056 7305 0.04
Total 2166775 2018972 8307443 8340613 20833803 100
Data as on 2001
 


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