Champa, Chhattisgarh

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Champa
चाँपा
city
Nickname(s): कोसा,कंचन,कासा की नगरी
Champa is located in Chhattisgarh
Champa
Champa
Champa is located in India
Champa
Champa
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 22°03′N 82°39′E / 22.05°N 82.65°E / 22.05; 82.65Coordinates: 22°03′N 82°39′E / 22.05°N 82.65°E / 22.05; 82.65
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Janjgir-Champa
Named for Champa Herb
Government
 • Type Local Government
 • Body Municipality of Champa(नगर पालिका परिषद चांपा)
Area
 • Total 40.24 km2 (15.54 sq mi)
Elevation 253 m (830 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 211,189
 • Rank 5th in State(2011 Census)
 • Density 5,200/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Champites
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 495671
Telephone code 07819
Vehicle registration CG 11
Website www.janjgir-champa.nic.in

Champa is a city and a municipality situated at bank of Hasdeo river in Janjgir-Champa district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.In 1998,a political controversy rose due to the name of the district,which was later resolved as "Janjgir-Champa"

Geography[edit]

Champa has an average elevation of 253 metres (830 feet). It is located on the banks of Hasdeo river, a tributary of Mahanadi.

Available Banks in Champa[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Champa had a population of 211,189. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Champa has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 59% and female literacy of 41%. 14% approx of the population is under 6 years of age.In Champa mainly two caste Dewangan and Soni are in majority.The city is divided in two parts by a temple of Samleshwari Devi which is situated in heart of the city.In one part of city Dewangan caste has many para and mohalla and in another part Soni caste has same.

Economy[edit]

Champa is famous for its Kosa silk, gold and brass metal works. Champa has large industries viz. Madhya Bharat Paper Limited (MBPL),Prakash Industries Ltd., CSPGCL's Marwa Power Plant and many mega power projects are in under construction. Kosa silk merchant are particularly Dewangan caste.They import Kosa(Tassar silk) yarn from China and Korea and make silk shirtings and sarees.They also make yarn from Kosa called Cocoon in English and make Khadi Shirtings. They Export it to many Indian states and countries like U.K. and U.S.A. and Brazil.

Education[edit]

Colleges[edit]

  • Indian Institute of Handloom and Textile Technology
  • Govt. M.M.R.Post Graduate college

School[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  • B.D.M. Dharam Hospital (Government Hospital)
  • Mission Hospital
  • Osho Dhara Hospital
  • Gitanjali clinic.
  • Thawani dental clinic.
  • Bachpan Hospital
  • B.L.Home Hospital

Transportation[edit]

Champa is a well connected city to Bigger cities whether by road or by Railways. It is easy to reach champa.

Roadways[edit]

Champa is well connected through roads to state capital Raipur which is 161.4 km away via NH130B and it is connected to Delhi,The country's capital via NH44.

Railways[edit]

Champa railway station is a junction on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line. Korba (Gewra) passengers need to change line from here for going to Korba. It is The Biggest Railway Station In The Janjgir-Champa District of Chhattisgarh. It Is one of the 'A' Graded Stations of the country.

Industries In Champa[edit]

Information About This Page[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.