|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
- 1 Geography
- 2 Localities
- 3 Land
- 4 History
- 5 Economy
- 6 Place to visit near Chirimiri
- 7 Gallery
- 8 Education
- 9 Government
- 10 Demographics
- 11 Transport
- 12 Culture
- 13 Notable people
- 14 Communication
- 15 References
Chirmiri is a very beautiful hill station and green city.Chirmiri is one of the Chhattisgarh cities located in the Koriya district of the state of Chhattisgarh. The region is renowned for the coalmines that are situated in the town. Chirmiri has earned the position of being the second largest Crane in the continent of Asia. The religiosity of the people of the city of Chirmiri is reflected in the temples constructed in the region.
The city of Chirmiri is located in the geographical coordinates of 23 degrees 11 minutes and 60 seconds north latitude and 82 degrees 20 minutes and 60 seconds east longitude. The total population of the city stands at 93,366 people. The total population is segmented into 49,128 males and 44,238 females. The town has achieved a high literacy rate with 61,280 total literates in the town. The number of male literates is more than the female literates in the town. As compared to the female literate count of 24,640, the number of male literates is 36,640.
The town of Chirmiri is rich in the coal deposits found in the region. The coal industrial belt has developed in the region owing to the close proximity of the coalmines. The most reputed government undertaking and the largest coal producing industry in India, the South Eastern Coalfields Limited is located in the region. Chirmiri is one of the 13 administrative areas of the coal industry.
One of the chief tourist attractions of the region is the Lord Jagannath Temple that was designed like the temple in Puri in the state of Orissa. The town of Chirmiri is endowed with beautiful landscape that the tourists may enjoy while journeying to the town.
- haldibadi(n.c.p.h. collery)
- sadak dafai(haldibadi)
- mohan colony
- main market(sanichari bazar)
- old g.m office
- G.m. complex(A.H.Q.)
- kurasia collery
- west chirimiri(pondi)
- azad nagar(godri para)
- ekta nagar(godri para)
- kothari(godri para)
- B type(godri para)
- sarguja samiti(haldibadi)
- hiragir ground(haldibadi)
- gandhi ground (chirimiri collery)
- domanhill collery
- nehru colony
- main market domanhill
- tikra para
- mahua dafai (sbi bank haldibadi)
- domanhill football ground
- koriya collery
- malviya nagar
- bhandardei village (bartunga)
- railway satation colony
|Climate data for Chirmiri|
|Average high °C (°F)||23.5
|Average low °C (°F)||8.7
|Rainfall mm (inches)||22.8
|Avg. rainy days||3.1||3.7||3.4||2.8||3.3||13.4||23.3||22.5||15.4||5.3||1.0||1.2||98.4|
|Source: World Meteorological Organization|
The land has been classified into 6 categories. About 41.67% of the total area is actually developed to agriculture while about 5.70% remains under fallow lands. Again about 11.44% of the land may be brought under cultivation by improving the techniques and reclamation of the marginal area. About 1.27% is barren and uncultivable while 33.09% is in the form of forest, 6.83% land is developed to building, roads etc. It is quite obvious that the land has been not brought under plough, because 11.44% of the total land can be brought under cultivation by reclamation. A big quantity of land fallow and other uncultivable which can be brought under cultivation using varies methods and technology for land reclamation.
If we analyze the land which is although not used in cultivation, but that land may brought under cultivation by improving the techniques and reclamation of the marginal area. This figure is maximum in Ambikapur tahsil (28.03).
The Distribution of the Cultivated Land
The distribution of the cultivated land bring forth the pattern and intensity of the land resources utilization, which is the outcome of early start of agriculture practice, dependency and the extent of pressure population combined with the physical factors. The areas of high concentration of cultivated and generally, are those where people have settled earlier and started agricultural practices for getting their food and as the population went on increasing the extension of cultivated land also took place as long as the physical condition such as soil, surface topography and water etc. permitted.
Tata Iron and Steel Company initiated prospecting of coal but no mining was carried out by them. The Chirimiri colliery was opened in 1930 (production started in 1932), New Chirimiri colliery came up in 1942, Pure Chirimiri colliery in 1945, and North Chirimiri colliery in 1946. Subsequently, New Chirimiri Pondi Hills, West Chirimiri, Duman Hill and Korea collieries started operating. Coal production rose from 264,000 tonnes in 1933 to 3,162,500 tonnes in 1980.
The collieries in Chirimiri Coalfield were owned by several companies and owners such as Chirimiri Colliery Company Pvt. Ltd., Dababhoy's New Chirimiri Ponri Hill Company (Private) Limited, United Collieries Limited, K.N. Dhady and Indra Singh & Sons (Private) Limited. These were nationalized in 1973.
Chirmiri is well known for its coal mines (see Chirimiri Coalfield); mining began here in 1925. Chirmiri has a broad gauge railway link, used primarily to transport coal from the region. The coal industrial belt has developed in the region owing to the close proximity of the coalmines. The largest coal producing industry in India, the South Eastern Coalfields Limited is located in the region. Chirmiri is one of the 13 administrative areas of the coal industry.
Region of Chirimiri has vast reserves of high-grade coal. The main coal belts are in the Hasdo basin. There are small deposits of limestone, fire clay and red oxide in Chirimiri.
Place to visit near Chirimiri
Amrit Dhara Waterfall
Amrit Dhara Waterfall is the known natural beauty of Koriya. The place is full of dense forests, mountains, rivers and waterfalls. Amrit Dhara Waterfall in Koriya is among the most famous waterfalls . The area around is also a famous picnic spot. People go for picnic and family get together to this place. The Amrit Dhara waterfall is easily accessible from Koriya and other parts of Chhattisgarh. There is a Shiva Temple here too. In 1936, Ramanuj Pratap Singh Judeo, the King of Koriya State, started a mela (fair) here on Mahashivratri, and the practice is followed till today.
- Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chirimiri 
- DAV public scroll (CBSE curriculum)
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir, Haldibadi
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir,badabazar
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir,godripara
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir,domanhill
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir,west chirimiri
- Sarswati Shisu Mandir,koriya coll.
- Little flowers academy
- Mariyas hr.sec . school
- govt. hr. sec. school haldibadi
- Govt. lahiri multi. hr sec. school
- Govt. boys school
- Govt. girls school
- Saraswati Vidhya mandir
- Bharti bal sadan haldibadi
- Adarsh vidhya mandir etha bhatta
- viyani hr. sec. school
- Oriya hr. sec school
- Nilchkra vidhyapeeth
- shishu shiksha nikaten, domanhill
- lahiri multi hr sec school, west chirimiri
- Govt. Lahiri college
- K. B. Patel girls college of comm. and arts
- K. B. Patel college of Nursing
Administrative activities in Chirmiri are practiced by a municipal corporation of Chhattisgarh.
As of 2001[update] India census, Chirmiri had a population of 91,312, 53% male and 46% female. Chirmiri has an average literacy rate of 66% (male 75%, female 56%), higher than the national average of 59.5%. 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
CHRM train schedule
|Train no.||Train name||CHRM DEP||Halt (min.)||Departure Days|
|28242||CHRM DURG EX PASS||20.55||25||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51606||CHIRIMIRI SAGOUR FAST||03.45||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51754||CHRM REWA FAST PASS||15.35||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51755||CHRM APR PASS||07.55||20||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|58220||CHRM BSP FAST PASS||20.55||25||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|58220||CHRM BPL FAST PASS||20.55||25||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|58221||CHRM CHANDIA FAST PASS||09.20||05||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|Train no.||Train name||CHRM ARV||Halt (min.)||Runs on (Days)|
|18235||BPL CHRM PASS||06.15||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|18241||DURG ABKP EX PASS||06.15||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|58219||BSP CHRM PASS Shrdsh||06.15||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51753||REWA CHRM FAST PASS||04.15||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51756||APR CHRM PASS||12.55||20||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|51605||KTE CHRM FAST PASS||23.20||10||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
|58222||CHANDIA CHRM FAST PASS||18.32||05||Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat|
- Nearest airport is Raipur
- Another nearby airport is Jabalpur
chirimiri also at Surajpur road nearby chota nagpur (c.g.). AmritDhara near By Barbaspur.
- National High way 43 connects Chirimiri by Chota nagpur with other part of state, Buses services are operate between different city of Madhya Pradesh, Chhatisgrah, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar
There is so many places where Hindu community go and pray like "Kalibadi"; it is in Haldibadi and Baigapara it is in Bartunga and Gufa Mandir it is in Godaripara "maha maya" tample; it is in chanvaridand
- Gopal K Singh, Bollywood actor
- CDMA2000 system, first offered in 2002 and 3G system first offered in 2009, In Chirmiri Available networks are GSM, CDMA, EVDO and HSPA,EDGE.
- Broadband connections also offered by BSNL.
- Mobile operators available in Chirmiri are BSNL, Idea, Reliance CDMA/GSM, Virgin Mobile, Tata Docomo, Airtel, and Vodafone, Launch of Videocon GSM service expected soon.
- World Weather Information Service-Ambikapur, World Meteorological Organization. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
- Shri Kamal Sharma, Resource Development in Tribal India, p. 165, 1989, Northern Book Centre, 4221/1 Ansari Road, New Delhi, ISBN 81-85119-57-0
- "Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act, 1973, Schedule I". Bare Facts. Retrieved 2011-09-08.
- "Kendriya Vidyalaya". Retrieved 13 January 2014.
- "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.