Chhattisgarh State Map

Chhattisgarh is the youngest state of India which is rich in varied cultures. This state has been mentioned in ancient books with a reference name Dakshin Kosala. In the year 2000, this state was carved away from Madhya Pradesh. This state is rich in natural mineral resources and possesses about 44% of India’s dense forest areas. About one-third of the population of Chhattisgarh has the tribal. They are masters in ancient medicine as their ancestors were well versed in such medications and have traditional artifacts made out of bell metal sheets as proof. Their healing methods are called Ayurvedic which is one of the ancient healing methods in India.

The dense forest area of Chhattisgarh is rich with over 90 species of medicinal plants. Through Chhattisgarh Maps, one will find that the location shares its boundary with states like Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Maharashtra. The cities in Chhattisgarh are industrially sound and are unique in their own way. The majority of the cities receive handsome revenue from the tourists who are here round the year to enjoy the beauty of the waterfalls, palaces, rocky hills, Buddhist sites, cave temples, sanctuaries, and national parks. Some popular cities of this state are Kanker, Kota, Korba, Durg, and Bilaspur.

Wildlife is fascinating about Chhattisgarh as there are scenic locations in this state that offer dense forests, rugged mountains, seasonal flowering plants and dark lush dense forests which are a treat to capture through the lenses of a camera of an amateur photographer or an expert photographer. The wide variety of resident and migratory variants of flora also captures the attention of wildlife lovers. Also, bird lovers flock to this place each year to catch a glimpse of migratory birds such as blue jay, bulbul, egret, parakeets, woodpeckers, flycatchers, babblers, weaver birds, and sunbirds. Also, there are lots of wild life animals which also draw the attention of vacationers from various parts of the world.

When one reads the facts about Chhattisgarh he/she will know that this state is the 26th state of the Indian Union. The districts in Chhattisgarh are divided in to 16 in number for administrative convenience. These districts are widely known for its fertile land and rich mineral resources. This makes it agriculturally independent and most of its people are farmers who produce abundant amount of grains, pulses and cereals. The districts are also popular for their picturesque location with the backdrop of waterfalls and rugged hills.

Chhattisgarh Map

Facts About Chhattisgarh
Area 135,194 km2
Capital Raipur
Languages Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Literacy 64.70%
Population 25,540,196
Largest City Raipur

List of all Districts in Chhattisgarh

Code District Headquarters Population (2012) Area (km2)
BA Bastar Jagdalpur 1,411,644 14,968
BJ Bijapur Bijapur 255,180 6,555
BI Bilaspur Bilaspur 2,662,077 8,270
DA Dantewada Dantewada 532,791 17,538
DH Dhamtari Dhamtari 799,199 3,383
DU Durg Durg 3.343,079 8,542
JC Janjgir Champa Naila Janjgir 1,620,632 3,848
JA Jashpur Jashpur Nagar 8,52,043 5,825
KK Kanker Kanker 748,593 6,513
KW Kawardha Kawardha 584,667 4,237
KB Korba Korba 1,206,563 6,615
KJ Korea Baikunthpur 659,039 6,578
MA Mahasamund Mahasamund 1,032,275 4,779
NR Narayanpur Narayanpur 140,206 6,640
RG Raigarh Raigarh 1,493,627 7,068
RP Raipur Raipur 4,062,160 13,083
RN Rajnandgaon Rajnandgaon 1,537,520 8,062
SJ Surguja Surguja 1,520,661 9,265


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