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Color histogram is widely used for image indexing in content-based image retrieval (CBIR). A color histogram describes the global color distribution of an image. It is very easy to compute and is insensitive to small changes in viewing positions. However, the histogram is not robust to large appearance changes. Moreover, the histogram might give similar results for different kinds of images if the distributions of colors are same in the images. On the other hand, color Correlogram is efficiently used for image indexing in content-based image retrieval. Color Correlogram extracts not only the color distribution of pixels in images like color histogram, but also extracts the spatial information of pixels in the images. The characteristic of the color Correlogram to take into account the spatial information as well as the distribution of color pixels greatly attracts the researcher for content based image retrieval. In this paper, we propose the image bin (histogram value divisions) separation technique followed by extracting maxima of frequencies and plotting a Correlogram. At first, the histogram is first calculated for an image. After that, it is subdivided into four equal bins. Each bin is subdivided into four more bins and for every such subdivision the maxima of frequencies s calculated. This information is stored in the form of a Correlogram. The distance between Correlogram of the query image with the corresponding Correlogram of database images is calculated. The proposed algorithm is tested on a database comprising a large number of images.