Durg is a city in Chhattisgarh state, Central India. It is just east of the Seonath River (Shivnath River) and is part of the Durg-Bhilai urban agglomeration. The city is an agricultural market and is heavily engaged in milling rice and pigeon peas. Durg gained importance as an industrial centre after the establishment of a large steel plant at Bhilai. Industries include brass working and bell-metal working, oil pressing, mining, and weaving. It is the headquarters of Durg District, the third largest district of Chhattisgarh.
As of 2001 India census, Durg had a population of 231,182. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Durg has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79% and, female literacy is 65%. In Durg, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Hindi Bhawan is a famous ancient building that is now converted into a nagar nigam office.Durg District Court building is an old building with a British architecture.Jain Temples of Nagpura are very famous for their grand construction and carvings. A naturopathy centre also runs in nagpura where patients come from different parts of country for naturopathy treatment. Chandi Mandir is located in the heart of Durg city as a famous pilgrim spot. Chandi mata is worshipped by all castes and religions of Durg and nearby places.