Gariyaband District

Population: 5,75,480 (2011)

State: Chhattisgarh

Language: Chhattisgarhi, Hindi


Date of Formation: Gariyaband District was carved out of Raipur District on 1st January 2012.

Area: 4220 square kilometers


Boundaries of Gariyaband District


North: Raipur District and Gariyaband District, Chhattisgarh          

South and East: Orissa

West: Dhamtari District, Chhattisgarh


Gariyaband District Average Rainfall: 1217 mm

Gariyaband District Average Temperature in Summer: 33 deg C

Gariyaband District Average Temperature in Winter: 20 deg C





Blocks: Chhura, Deobhog, Fingeshwar, Gariyaband, Mainpurkalan

Nagar Panchayats: Gariaband, Chhura, Phingeswar, Rajim


Gariyaband District Facts: This district was created to eradicate backwardness of the tribal people living here. The separate revenue unit formed here is focused to bring prosperity to the people of this region. The rich natural resources and diamond resources are expected to speed up the progress in the economy of the district.


This district has 690 villages and 306 gram panchayats. 67% of the total land area of Gariyaband district is covered by forests.      


What is Gariyaband District Famous For: Diamond resources


People of Gariyaband District: Kamar Tribes and Bhunjia Tribes


Gariyaband District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Places in Gariyaband District