Location of Janjgir-Champa District
Janjgir-Champa District is located between the longitudes 21.6 degree to 22.4 degree towards the north and latitude 82.3 degree to 83.2 degree towards east. The altitude of this district is 294.4 metres above the sea level. Janjgir-Champa District is bounded by Raigarh District in its east, by Bilaspur District in its west, by Korba in its north and by Mahanadi River, Raigarh District in its south. Total area of Janjgir-Champa District is 4,46,674 sq kms.
Administration of Janjgir-Champa District
Administration of Janjgir-Champa District includes five sub-divisions and these are Janjgir, Pamgarh, Champa, Sakti and Dabhara. The 10 tehsils of this district are Janjgir, Akaltara, Baloda, Nawagarh, Champa, Pamgarh, Sakti, Jaijaipur, Malkharoda and Dabhara. There are around 913 revenue villages under the administrative set-up of Janjgir-Champa District.
Tourism in Janjgir-Champa District
There are several tourist attractions in Janjgir-Champa District. One can experience nature as well as pilgrimage tourism during a visit to this district of Chhattisgarh. Some of the major tourist attractions of this place are Vishnu Mandir, Madanpurgarh, Rishabhtirth, Shivarinarayan, Kaleshwarnath (Pithampur), Chandrahasini (Chandrapur), Ashtabhuji (Adhbhar), Laxmenshwar (Kharod) and more.
Janjgir-Champa District has a huge portion of its total area covered by forests. Major forest produce are Tendu Patta, Salseed, Harra, Mahua and Sagon. Several crops are cultivated in this region like paddy, wheat, etc. The main industries of this district include Iron, Cement and Paper industries. This district also has several educational institutions and healthcare facilities.