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About Nawagarh

Nawagarh is located in Janjgir-Champa district of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. It serves as the tehsil headquarters and shares border with Bilaspur district. The town is known for his historical significance and presence of many historical temples. Kawardha, Bilaspur, Raipur, Bhilai and Durg are some of the nearby tourist destinations from here. The city also serves as an educational hub in the area.
About Nawagarh

Geography of Nawagarh

With an average elevation of 283 meters above sea level, Nawagarh is located at geographical coordinates of 21.9077° N and 81.6062° E. It is located around 23 KM towards West from the district headquarters of Janjgir and 79 KM towards South from the state capital of Raipur. It is surrounded by Bemetara Tehsil towards South, Simga Tehsil towards South, Mungeli Tehsil towards North and Pathariya Tehsil towards East.

Transport in Nawagarh

With a well laid road network and frequent bus services, the city is connected to all nearby cities. The nearest railway station from here is Champa which is located around 20 KM from here while Bilaspur Junction is located about 60 KM from here. One can find trains from all major Indian cities to here. By air Bilaspur airport is the nearest one and is located around 58 KM from the city.

History and Culture of Nawagarh

With the presence of many historical temples and statues of gods found under deep soil that are said to have been built by the kings in ancient times, the town carries a lot of historical significance. Chhattisgarhi is the local language spoken here along with Hindi and Urdu. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 10,541 of which 5,300 are males and 5,241 are females. Hindus constitute majority of the population being close to 94% followed by Sikhs as Muslims as 3% each. The literacy rate in the city is 73.01% which is a little higher than the state average of 70.28%. The average temperature in summer season here is between 28 °C to 45 °C. The best time to visit here is between the months of January to April when the temperature is a little less.

Tourism in Nawagarh

The town is famous for ancient Lingeswara Mahadev temple. Every year devotees visit here during the festival of Shivratri. There is also a big fair organized here during that time. There is also an ancient Bhagwati Temple and Ram Mandir in the city that are a must visit for anyone. Being in Nawagarh is also an opportunity for anyone to explore some of the popular nearby tourist destination in Raipur and Bilaspur.

Utilities Services in Nawagarh

Below is a list of some common services available in Nawagarh.

Hotels in Nawagarh

Sonu Hotel
Address: Mungeli Nawagarh Rd, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 088784 47111

Banjare House
Address: Nawagarh Chhirha Road, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 099779 50445

Central Point Hotel
Address: Anand Hotel Marg, Near Old Bus Stand Bilaspur, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh 495001
Phone: 077522 24004

Hotel Sagar International
Address: Opposite Railway Station, Station Rd, Durg, Chhattisgarh 491001
Phone: 0788 666 3401

Hotel Puneet
Address: Mungeli Rd, Mungeli, Chhattisgarh 491334
Phone: 088719 25349

Restaurants in Nawagarh

Address: Kathautiya - Nawagarh Road, Nawagaon Kalan, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 097135 90523

Dilip Mishthan Bhandar
Address: SH7, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 095841 46140

Hospitals in Nawagarh

Government Hospital
Address: Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337

CHC Nawagarh
Address: Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337

Santosh Medical Store
Address: Bus Stand Road, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 093297 15556

Dr Tej Bahadur Chaudhari
Address: Mahamaya Mandir Rd, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 090989 81032

Chemists in Nawagarh

Jai Durge Medical Store
Address: Mungeli Nawagarh Rd, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 081031 67620

Aman Medical Stores
Address: Nawagarh Road, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337

Dubey Medical Stores
Address: Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337

Patanjali Medical
Address: Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337

Narayan Medical Store
Address: Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 091113 65012

Fanish Medical Store
Address: Nawagarh Rd, Nawagarh, Chhattisgarh 491337
Phone: 097539 59854

Narendra Medical
Address: Nawagaon Kalan, Chhattisgarh 491337

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