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देश India
राज्य Chhattisgarh
भाषा छत्तिसगढ़ी, हिन्दी, इंग्लिश
जनसंख्या 3,343,079(2011 के आधार पर)
क्षेत्रफल 8702 वर्ग कि.मी
वेब साइट
पिन कोड 491001
दूरभाष कोड 0788
गाड़ी कोड CG-07
तहसील 1.Nawagarh

Durg district is a district of Chhattisgarh. Until 2000 it was part of Madhya Pradesh. Its capital is Durg town. The district covers an area of 8,537 km. The population in 1991 was 2, 397,134 of which 12.4% were members of scheduled tribes. The Durg district is a populous district of Chhattisgarh. It occupies the southwestern part of the Chhattisgarh plain and possesses belts of hilly country in the south, southwest and northwest, bestowed with mineral resources and forests. The district lying in the Raipur Commissioner's Revenue Division, extends between the latitudes 20.23' N and 22.02' N and the longitudes 80.48' E and 81. 57' E. The Altitude of the district is 317 Meters from Sea level.
The District from the head-qict derives its quarter town name of Durg which has also been the headquarters of one of the Garhs. The origin name was Shiva Durg.

Place of Interest

Bhilai Steel Plant: It is famous for Iron & Steel Plant. It is the only steel city of Chhattisgarh State. It is the famous place for the tourist who wants the Technical knowledge. Pass is supplied by the P.R.O. Department for the tourist to see the steel plant.The main places in the Steel Plant are : Coke oven battery,Blast furnace,Rail & Structure Mill, Plate Mill, Wire Rod Mill etc.
MAITRY BAG: The only zoo cum children park available in this region for general public. The Bag is maintained by the Bhilai Steel Plant Management with all the facilities of playing for children apart from a comprehensive zoo with many birds, animals and reptiles.
Uwasaggaharam Parshwa Teerth, Nagpura: It is a Jain pilgrim center situated about 10 km from Nagpura, in Durg District. Situated on the banks of Sheonath River, the teerth enshrines an idol of Bhagvan Parshwanath with seven hoods in the Padmasana posture.
The entrance of this beautiful marble temple is through a 30 ft high main gate. Shri Manibhadra Veer and Padmavati temples are on the right and left side of the main temple respectively. The recently added beautiful garden, *Teerthanker Udyan*, with its spectacular natural setting attracts not only pilgrims but also tourists as well.
Thousands of devotees visit the shrine especially on every full-moon night.
Ganga Maiya Temple, JHALMALA: Ganga maiya temple is located at Jhalmala panchayat just 4 KM East of Balod t of Balod Tehsil on Durg-Balod main road. Its is 58 KM. from Durg & Rajnandgaon District Head Quarters and 40 KMs from Dhamtari with well connected by road has become a premium place of religious importance in Chattisgarh.
DEOBALOD: It is situated about 3 Km. from Bhilai & is famous for Oldest Shiv Mandir.
TANDULA: It is 60 Km. away from the district of Durg.It is famous for Dam on the river Tandula.It is a exciting picnic spot. One can stay here in the rest house of irrigation department.
DHAMDHA: It is situated on the Durg-Bemetara road 35 Km. from the district of Durg. It is famous for Prachin Kila (Oldest Palace) & Mandir.
BALOD: It is situated at 58 Km.from the district of Durg. It is famous for Prachin Kila (Oldest Palace), Mandir (Tamples) & Sati Chabutra.
KHARKHARA: It is 95 Km. away from the district of Durg by road.It is famous for Dam on the river Kharkhara.The total length of the dam is 1128 mtrs.