(Last Updated on : 03/02/2009)
Located in the district of Durg of the Chhattisgarh state , Kumhari is a nagar panchayat town . Strategically Kumhari in Chhattisgarh is perched approximately between 21.27° N and 81.52° E and also rises to a height of 285 metres or 935 feet above the mean sea level.
For the successful discussion of any place, acquiring knowledge about the demographical scenario becomes inevitable. For that reason, several demographers have devoted maximum of their time in order to conduct surveys and research works. As a result of their hard works, several facts about the demography of the Kumhari town came to light.
Thus the total population of Kumhari in Chhattisgarh showed a count of 29,737. If one makes a detailed study of this report, the status of males, females and also children is being incorporated.
Out of it, the male populace constitutes of 52 percent of the total population and female population constitutes of 48 percent. In Kumhari, children below six years of age constitutes of 16 percent of the total population.
The literacy rate rightly throws some light on the development and growth of any place. As far as the literacy rate of Kumhari is apprehended it is counted to be 63, which is higher than that of the entire nation. The average literacy rate of India is 59.5 percent. Therefore it naturally helps one to draw the inference that Kumhari is more or less developed. Specification about the rates of male and female literacy also can be deciphered from this Census report. Male populace of Kumhari in Chhattisgarh is more than that of the females. 71 percent is the rate of male literacy and the female literacy rate is as low as 54 percent.
In Kumhari access points too are of immense significance as they set up communication with this town. It lies ten kilometers east of Bhilai and also twelve kilometers west of Raipur. Karuna River traverses through the neighborhood region of Kumhari. Raipur Airport lies in close vicinity. On the 'Bhilai - Raipur rail route' Kumhari Railway Station has been built. The NH 2 also runs through this Khagual town.