Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh state in central India, with its administrative headquarters at Surajpur . National Highway 43 passes through Surajpur district. Surajpur was declared a district on 15 August 2011 by the state Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh along with eight other new districts. Surajpur is the first district to receive National Satyan Maitra Literacy Award. The district is known for its market (economical and quality product) and other major tourist places of Chhattisgarh with Tamor Pingla Wild Life Sanctuary.
Surajpur is located at 23.22°N 82.85°E.It has an average elevation of 528 metres (1,732 ft).
Places of interest
There are famous temples at: