Surajpur is a city and a Nagar Palika Parishad in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh state in central India. It is the Administrative Head Quarter of the Surajpur District, located 256 km North from the state headquarter Raipur. National Highway 43 has its route through Surajpur. Surajpur was declared District on 15 August 2011 by the State Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh along with Eight other new district. Surajpur is the First District to receive National Satyan Maitra literacy Award. Surajpur is Known for its Market (Economical and Quality product)and other major Tourist places of Chhattisgarh with Tamor Pingla Wild Life Sanctuary.