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Balrampur district is one of the 26th districts of Chhattisgarh state, (India) and Balrampur town is the administrative headquarters of this district. It was earlier part of surguja District.Chhatisgarh Cm Dr. Raman Singh Announced On 15 August 2011 For Independet Balrampur District & 01 January 2012 It is now Running in Adminstration.The Balrampur district occupies the north part of Chhattisgarh state. The district is bound on north and northeast of its parent district, i.e. Surguja district. . The total area of the district is approximately 3806.08 Sq. Kms. a The Six block divisions are Balrampur, Rajpur, Shankargarh,kusmi,RamchandarPur and Wadrafnagar. Most part of the district consists of hills. The district is rich in forest.
The district is famous for its rich wildlife as it has very thick cover of forest. Nearest airport is at Raipur and railway station is at Sarguja. By road, Balrampur is linked with Sarguja, Raipur and Vishakhapatnam. It's headquarter is situated at Balrampur which is approximately 80 KMs south from the District Sarguja. Tata Pani Is the main geographical feature of the district.