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Raipur(rī`po͝or), city (1991 pop. 462,694), capital of ChhattisgarhChhattisgarh,
state (2001 provisional pop. 20,795,956), 52,200 sq mi (135,194 sq km), central India; created from SE Madhya Pradesh in 2000. Most of Chhattisgarh lies in the valley of the Mahanadi and Sheonath rivers; its eastern section occupies the Deccan plateau, with hills
..... Click the link for more information. state, E central India, on the Kharun River. It is a district administrative center and an agricultural-processing and sawmilling town, situated on the Nagpur-Bilaspur Railway. It is the cite of Ravishankar Shukla Univ. (1964). Raipur was founded in the 14th cent.
a city in India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, on the northeastern Deccan plateau. Population, 206,000 (1971). Rai-pur is a transportation junction and has textile and food-processing industries. The city’s economic importance has increased as a result of the nearby Bhilai metallurgical combine.