BILASPUR FACTFILE

DISTRICT POPULATION
District is 23,96, 367 (according to census as on January 1st, 2008), in which number of electors are 15,50,461 (Male-7,88,293, Female-7,62,168 & rest are minors).

GROWTH SECTORS
Cement Plants, Power & Coal Sector Plants, Heavy Machineries, Real Estate, etc

KEY INDUSTRIES
Coal, Bauxite , Alumina and lime based major industries like NTPC, Hirri Mines,SERC,SECL, rice quality, Kosa industry

DEMOGRAPHICS
Bilaspur has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 83% and female literacy of 69%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

GEOGRAPHY
Bilaspur is located at 22.09 N 82.15 E. It has an average elevation of 264 metres (866 feet).

CITY LANDMARK
APOLLO HOSPITALS
HIGH COURT
Head Quarters South East Central Railway

TRANSPORTATION
Railway
Bilaspur is a regional hub for the railway system. It is zonal head office of South East Central Railway. The station is on main Mumbai-Kolkata (Calcutta) rail line.

Road Connectivity
The city is connected with Mumbai and Kolkata via Raipur through National Highway network. Bilaspur is on NH-200 connecting Raipur and Raigarh on either side. NEAREST AIRPORT :RAIPUR (110 KM)
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