Chhuikhadan

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Chhuikhadan
city
Chhuikhadan is located in Chhattisgarh
Chhuikhadan
Chhuikhadan
Chhuikhadan is located in India
Chhuikhadan
Chhuikhadan
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°32′N 80°59′E / 21.53°N 80.98°E / 21.53; 80.98Coordinates: 21°32′N 80°59′E / 21.53°N 80.98°E / 21.53; 80.98
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Rajnandgaon
Elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,418
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG

Chhuikhadan is a town and a nagar panchayat in Rajnandgaon District in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.

Geography[edit]

Chhuikhadan is located at 21°32′N 80°59′E / 21.53°N 80.98°E / 21.53; 80.98.[1] It has an average elevation of 337? metres (1105 ft).

History[edit]

Chhuikhadan served as capital of princely state of Chhuikhadan State It had an area of 153 square miles (400 km2). In 1941 the state had a population of 32,731 people.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Chhuikhadan had a population of 6418. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Chhuikhadan has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 79% and female literacy of 63%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

Dr.Sanjay Alung-Chhattisgarh ki Riyaste/Princely stastes aur Jamindariyaa (Vaibhav Prakashan, Raipur1, ISBN 81-89244-96-5)

Dr.Sanjay Alung-Chhattisgarh ki Janjaatiyaa/Tribes aur Jatiyaa/Castes (Mansi publication, Delhi6, ISBN 978-81-89559-32-8)

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Chhuikhadan
  2. ^ Columbia-Lippincott Gazetteer (New York: Columbia University Press, 1952) p. 389
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.