Jashpur district

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Jashpur District lies in the north-eastern corner of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh adjoining the border of Jharkhand and Odisha. Jashpur Nagar is the administrative headquarters of the district. It is placed among valleys and surrounded with lush green environment. Jashpur has a rich historical culture. It was a princely state before independence. The density of the population is 132 persons per sq. km. 91% of the population is rural where as 9% belongs to the urban populace. Tribals are 62.28% of the district Population.