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Country  India
Languages spoken  Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
State  Chhattisgarh
District  Korba

Katghora is a town and a nagar panchayat in Korba district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.


Map of Katghora


Katghora is on NH 111Bilaspur-Ambikapur so it is directly connected to Nyaydhani Bilaspur and Rajdhani Raipur while a state highway connects Katghora to Korba on one side and Amarkantak,pendra on other side.

Railways will arrive here in near future after the completion of three projects of industrial rail corridors.These three projects are

  1. Korba-Katghora-Parsa-Surajpur
  2. Korba-Katghora-Pendra Road
  3. Katghora-Dipka-Chilhati-Gatora-Bilaspur.

After completion of these three projects,Katghora will not only become a railway station but also get the status of Katghora junction.


As of 2001 India census, Katghora had a population of 18,534. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Katghora has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 52%. In Katghora, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Katghora Beautiful Landscapes of Katghora

Katghora is located at 22.5°N 82.55°E? / 22.5; 82.55 and has an average elevation of 312 metres (1,024 ft). Radhasagar is a lake located in the heart of the city .

Katghora Beautiful Landscapes of Katghora

Chak-Chakwa pahad is crown of the Katghora city, which is also known as Hanumangarhi.

Katghora Krishi Vigyan Kendra is one of the KVK in Chhattisgarh.

Political history

Katghora became a Nagar Palika on 15 August 2014. In 1864 it was formed as British disciplinary unit under Richard Taper. Katghora Taluk was form in 1912, becoming the center of administrative activities. After independence it was taken as one of the five subdivision of Bilaspur, at that time Korba was formed as sub-tehsil, thereafter in 1980 Korba separated from Katghora to form a separate tehsil. In 1982, when Katghora was part of Madhya Pradesh, it was given status of Nagar Palika and Makhan Lal Shukla was it first appointed president(from 28.8.1982 to 31.7.1985).


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