One of the prominent cities of Chhattisgarh, Surajpur is situated between latitude 23.2167 and longitude 82.8500. Endowed with picturesque landscape, Surajpur is a harmonious blend of traditional values coupled with modern developments. Originally a backward region, the city of Surajpur is one of the rapidly developing cities of Chhattisgarh.
The majority of the indigenous population of Surajpur speaks Chhattisgarhi which is one form of the Hindi language. Representing the varied cultural pattern and religious fervor of the tribe of the region, Surajpur celebrates several festivals and fairs. The colorful fairs and festivals display the traditional heritage of the local indigenous inhabitants of Surajpur.
The city of Surajpur administratively falls under the jurisdiction of the nagar panchayat of the region. A peaceful city, Surajpur is blessed with immense potentialities to become an industrially developed city of Chhattisgarh. Surajpur has many small scale cottage and handloom industries that help to strengthen the economy of the region. However majority of the population of Surajpur depend on agriculture to earn their living.
Surajpur is well connected with the rest of India by good roads, railways and air. Surajpur is surrounded by the cities of Sarma, Naura, Saoltikra, Paharbula, and Kalua. The nearest airport of Surajpur is situated at Muirpur.
Last Updated on : 29th March 2013