Baloda Bazar district is a district in Chhattisgarh state of India with its headquarters at Baloda Bazar. Before its creation, it was part of Raipur district.
Baloda Bazar is located at 30.67°N 82.17°E.It has an average elevation of 254 m (833 ft). There are several Tourist place in Balodabazaar like Sirpur, Turturia, Giroudpuri, Siddheswr Mandir Pallari and many more.
The town has two Government run colleges,one polytechnic colleges, a Government run High School and over 50 private educational institutions.There are no Engineering colleges at present
This town was very famous for its cattle market in the region. The market still exists with name “Bhaisa Pasra”. Purani Basti or the area adjoining the Mawli Mata Mandir is the oldest area of the town. Veer Narayan Singh freedom fighter is also from Baloda Bazar
The district is subdivided into six development blocks called tahsils, namely Palari, Baloda Bazar, Kasdol, Bilaigarh, Bhatapara and Simga and 3 subdivisions namely Baloda Bazar, Bhatapara and Bilaigarh.
The district administration is headed by the district magistrate cum collector, the present Collector and District Magistrate to take charge of the newly formed district is Rajesh Sukumar Toppo, an IAS officer of the 2005 batch.