Country      India

State     Chhattisgarh

District     Mungeli

Government
 • Mayor     Savitri soni

Elevation     288 m (945 ft)

Population (2013 (est))
 • Total     55,756

Languages
 • Official     Hindi, Chhattisgarhi

Time zone     IST (UTC+5:30)

PIN     495334

Telephone code
    917755

Vehicle registration     CG-28

Mungeli is a city and a municipality in Mungeli district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Pin code of Mungeli is 495334.



Geography

Mungeli is located at 22.07°N 81.68°E.[1] It has an average elevation of 288 metres (944 feet).

Demographics

As of 2013 India census,[2] Mungeli had a population of 55,756. (est) Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Mungeli has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 59%. In Mungeli, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Missionary History


Dr. George E. Miller served as a medical missionary for the Foreign Christian Missionary Society in Mungeli during the early 20th century. He was first stationed here in 1909, when he began practicing medicine in India for the first time, and also when delivered his first sermon. For several weeks during the cool season in Mungeli, Dr. George E. Miller and his fellow missionaries camped out in the various villages to offer medical services and preach the Gospels.[3], [4] A number of times Miller and his colleagues attended to the Tahasildar of Mungeli in times of ill health.[5]