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DISTRICT AT A GLANCE
District Headquarter Gadchiroli 
Geographical Area of District 14412 Sq. K.M. 
Geographical Location 18.43 to 21.50 North Latitudes,
  79.45 to 80.53 East Latitudes
  Altitude - 217 mtr (715 ft)
Temperature (1998)  Min. 11.3 D.C. Max. 47.7 D.C.
Average Rainfall (2011) 840.7 m.m.
No of Sub Divisions (6) 1. Gadchiroli 2.Desaiganj (Wadsa) 3. Aheri
4. Chamorshi 5. Etapalli 6. Kurkheda
No of Talukas  12
Villages in the District 1679
No. of Cities  2 ( Gadchiroli, Desaiganj)
No of Grampanchayats 457
Municipalities (2) 1. Gadchiroli 2. Desaiganj
Nagar Panchayats (10) Armori, Kurkheda, Korchi, Dhanora, Chamorshi, Mulchera, Aheri, Etapalli, Sironcha, Bhamragad
Loksabha Constituencies(1) Chimur-Gadchiroli
Assembly Constituencies(3) Gadchiroli, Armori, Aheri
Police Stations 29
Police Out Post 31
Population (2011)   
Total 1072942
Male 541328
Female 531614
Density 67 Per K.M.(C-2001)
Female/Male Ratio 982/1000 
Literacy (Census 2011)  
Total 66.03 %
Male 72.98 %
Female 58.92 %
Health   
Civil Hospital 1
Rural Hospitals 13
Primary Health Centres  45
Public Health Units 36
Net Cultivated Area(2002-2003) 190282 Hect.
Major Crops Paddy
No. of Co-operative Societies(2010-11) 940
Education (2010-11)  
Primary Schools 1632
Students  110400
Teachers 4878
Secondary Schools 328
Students  109300
Teachers 3397
Senior Colleges 58
Students 11668
Technical Education(2010-11)  
Government I.T.I. 12
Private I.T.I. 4
Admission Capacity 3128
Polytechnic 1
Polytechnic Adm. Capacity 300
Vocational Colleges 19
Admission Capacity 2448
Road & Transport (2008-09)(Source-DSO)  
Rail Track 18.46 K.M.
Proposed National Highway 59 K.M.
Major State Highway 367 K.M.
State Highway/ Roads 1772 K.M.
Major District Roads 1941 K.M.
Other District Roads 1880 K.M.
Village Roads 4916 K.M.
Below Poverty Line (BPL) Families (2002-07)  
Total BPL Families 112538
SC Families 18888
ST Families 42537
No. of Electrified Villages & Cities 1446
No. of Tribal Ashram Schools (2008-09) 101
Student Capacity 35582
No. of Fair Price Shop (Working) 1063
Historical & Religious Places Markanda, Chaprala, Allapalli, Vairagad
Forest Cover & It's Percentage 1133009 Hec., 75.96 %
Animal Husbandry (2003)   
Total Live Stock 1072125
Veterinary Dispensers 90
Veterinary Aid Centres 44
Mobile Veterinary Hospitals 7
District Polyclinic 1
Mini Polyclinic 6
Media  
Daily Newspapers 4
Weekly Newspaper 14
                

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