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|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Body||Municipal Council of Bemetara|
|• President||Mr. Vijay Sinha|
|• Total||11.82 km2 (4.56 sq mi)|
|Elevation||278 m (912 ft)|
|• Density||2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)|
|• Official Language||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Vehicle registration||CG 25|
As of the[update] 2011 census Bemetara is a city governed by the Bemetara Municipality, Bemetara district, in the state of Chhattisgarh. The total population in Bemetara city/town is 28,536 as per the survey of census during 2011 by Indian Government. Bemetara City Google Map and location
- There are 5,800 House Holds in Bemetara.
- There are 14,280 males (50%);
- There are 14,256 females (50%).
- Scheduled Cast are 2,398 (8%)
- Total Scheduled Tribe are 884 (3% ).
- Literates in the city/town are 20,012 (70%).
- There are 8,524 total Illiterates (30% ).
- Literates are 20,012 (70% ) and total Illiterates 8,524 (30%) in Bemetara.
- Bemetara Workers are 10,923 (38%). ** 9,718 are regular Workers and 1,205 are Irregular Workers.
- There are total of 17,613 Non Workers (62%) in Bemetara.
Being an important regional centre and a city with a history stretching back more than a hundreds years, as attracted people from different parts of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring states. The population includes local ethnic Chhattisgarhis, North Indians, Maharashtrian(migrated during Peshwa reign) ,South Indians, and a few people from the North East. Local ethnic Chhattisgarhi comprises Kalar, Kurmi, Swarnkar, Teli, Bramhan, Koshta and Satnami communities. The city is also inhabited by the trading communities like Jayaswals, Baniyas, Agarwals, Jains, Gujaratis, and Marwaris. The city is also home to an immigrant population that includes Sindhis and the Sikhs. Majority of the population in Bemetara is Hindu. Muslims and sikhs . Muslims primarily reside in such areas as bajar para masjid gali...city is divided by castwise from local people like Bramhan para, Kurmi para, Panjabi para, Sindhi para etc...
Geography and climate
|Climate chart (explanation)|
BEMETARA is located near the centre of a large plain, sometimes referred as the "rice bowl of India", where hundreds of varieties of rice are grown. The Shivnath River flows to the east of the city of bemetara, and the southern side has dense forests. The Maikal Hills rise on the north-west of Bemetara; on the north, the land rises and merges with the Chota Nagpur Plateau, which extends north-east across Jharkhand state. On the south of Bemetara lies the Deccan Plateau.
Bemetara has a tropical wet and dry climate, temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be extremely hot. The temperature in April–May sometimes rises above 48 °C (118 °F).These summer months also have dry and hot winds. In summers, the temperature can also go up to 50 °C. The city receives about 1,300 millimetres (51 in) of rain, mostly in the monsoon season from late June to early October. Winters last from November to January and are mild, although lows can fall to 5 °C (41 °F).
|Climate data for Bemetara City|
|Average high °C (°F)||27
|Average low °C (°F)||13
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||10
It is the largest town amongst other towns in the scenario in the land & population, it is also surrounded by trees. The city has a total of 18 wards.
Allons Public School is one of the earliest established CBSE English medium school in the region.Academic World School is the second established CBSE school in Bemetara District and it is the largest school in Bemetara district with a strength of around 2000. It also has hostel facility for boys and girls. List of Wards in Nagar Palika Parishad Bemetara
1* RAMDAS WARD रामदास वार्ड
2* SARDAR VALLABH BHAI PATEL WARD सरदार वल्लभ भाई पटेल वार्ड
3* SHAHID HEMOO KALANI WARD शहीद हेमू कलाणी वार्ड
4* PT. DINDYAL UPADHYAYA WARD पं. दीनदयाल उपाध्याय वार्ड
5* CHANDRASHEKHR AZAD WARD चन्द्रशेखर आजाद वार्ड
6* INDIRA GANDHI WARD इंदिरा गांधी वार्ड
7* GURU GOVIND SINGH WARD गुरू गोविन्द सिंह वार्ड
8* DR. BHIMRAV AMBEDKAR WARD डा.भीमराव अंबेडकर वार्ड
9* BABA RAMDEV WARD बाबा रामदेव वार्ड
10* SHAHID BHAGAT SINGH WARD शहीद भगत सिंह वार्ड
11* KARMA MATA WARD कर्मा माता वार्ड
12* PT. JAWAHAR LAL NEHRU WARD पं. जवाहर लाल नेहरू वार्ड
13* PARSHURAM WARD परशुराम वार्ड
14* RAJIV NAGAR WARD राजीव नगर वार्ड
15* MATA BHADRAKALI WARD माता भद्रकाली वार्ड
16* RAM MANDIR WARD राम मंदिर वार्ड
17* KABEER WARD कबीर वार्ड
18* MASJID WARD मस्जिद वार्ड
On 1 January 2012, Bemetara became a district Headquarters of Bemetara district. At present Dr. Basaw Raju is Collector of Bemetara and Ms Parul Mathur is the Superintendent of Police and Mr. Ashish Chhabra is currently MLA of Bemetara. President of municipal council is Vijay Sinha
Bemetara city is well connected to Raipur, Jabalpur, Bilaspur, Durg and Kawardha by roadways.NH-12 A passes through the heart of city which is one of the buissiest road in the state. This highway connects state capital Raipur to one of the major city of Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur. There are two state highway passing through Bemetara that are Durg to Bemetara and Kumhari – Bemetara – Mungeli.
There is no railway line in Bemetara district and the nearest Railway station is Tilda(35 km) and major station are Raipur (66 km) and Durg about 72 km .
A new railway line survey has been proposed for Durg-Bemetara-Mungeli-Bilaspur railway line.
- "District Census Handbook – Durg" (PDF). Census of India. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner. p. 22. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
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- "Historical Weather for Bemetara, Assam, India". Whetherbase. Retrieved 18 July 2012.