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Dhantewada Tehsil

dhantewada

Dantewada Tehsil Dantewada is bordered to the East with Tehsil Katekalyan and by Bailadila mountains to the west and Tehsil Geedam to the North and Tehsil Kuwakonda to the South. Tehsil Dantewada has 31 Village Panchayats, 1 Nagar Palika, 1 Nagar Panchayat. There are 74 revenue villages and 2 forest villages in the Tehsil. Man Danteshwari Temple is the center of attraction of this Tehsil and is visited by lakhs of devotees through out the year. Geographical Area of the Tehsil is 177296 Hectares (1772.96 Sq. Kms).

Population Details
  Male Female Total
SC 1170 1254 2424
ST 28061 28190 56251
OBC 6812 6978 13790
Genral 3144 3281 6425
Total 39187 39703 78890

Geedam Tehsil

Geedam

Geedam Tehsil Geedam is surrounded by Tehsil Dantewada to the South, District Bastar to the North and West & District Bijapur to the East. There are two Nagar Panchayats (Geedam & Barsur), 34 Village Panchayats and 65 villages in this tehsil. Barsur is one among the ancient kingdoms of this region where one can still find the ruins of grand structures of historical era. Barsur is among the main tourist spots of the district. Renowned Ma Danteshwari Temple is 12 Kms far from Tehsil HQs Geedam. A Tourist Motel is available at Tehsil HQs Geedam for the convenience of the tourists who visit the district. Geographical Area of the Tehsil is 58628 Hectares (586.28 Sq. Kms).

Population Details
  Male Female Total
SC 1584 1698 3282
ST 24231 25805 50036
OBC 7061 7051 14112
Genral 1019 996 2015
Total 33895 35550 69445

Kuwakonda Tehsil

Kuwakonda

Kuwakonda Tehsil Kuwakonda is bordered in the South with Tehsil Konta of District Sukma, in North with Tehsil Dantewada, In East with Tehsils Katekalyan & Tehsil Sukma of District Sukma and in the West with District Bijapur. Tehsil has 26 Village Panchayats, 1 Nagar Palika Parishad and 53 Villages. World famous Bailadila Iron Ore Project the largest Iron mines of Asia falls in this Tehsil. Geographical Area of the Tehsil is 56326 Hectares (563.26 Square Kms).

Population Details
  Male Female Total
SC 1786 1891 3677
ST 23423 24748 48171
OBC 730 718 1448
Genral 3162 3970 7132
Total 29101 31327 60428

Katekalyan Tehsil

Katekalyan

Katekalyan Tehsil Katekalyan is surrounded by District Bastar to the North, Tehsil Chhindgarh of District Dantewadato the East, Tehsil Kuwakonda to the West and Tehsil Sukma of District Sukma to the South. It has 23 Village Panchayats and 43 villages. Population wise Tehsil Katekalyan is the smallest Tehsil of District Dantewada. Geographical Area of the Tehsil is 48800 Hectares (488 Sq Kms).

Population Details
  Male Female Total
SC 198 208 406
ST 17412 17544 34956
OBC 964 971 1935
Genral 378 384 762
Total 18952 19107 38059