(Last Updated on : 28-11-2012)
Districts of Chhattisgarh share the hilly regions, river basins and other areas of natural beauty. The whole of Chhattisgarh is virtually a treasure trove in terms of its mineral deposits, agriculture and power production. Ancient monuments, exotic wildlife, magnificent palaces, cascading waterfalls, exquisite rock paintings and dense forests characterize the state of Chhattisgarh
. The state has substantial deposits of limestone, iron
-ore, copper ore
, rock phosphate, manganese ore
, coal, asbestos and mica
. This state also has a rich cultural heritage with its unique dance, cuisine, music, and traditional folk songs.
with its district headquarters at Jagdalpur
is mostly covered with dense forests. Teak wood and white woods are used to make wooden crafts, which are in huge demand. The natural beauty of the district is a perfect tourist destination.
is situated in the eastern part of Chattisgarh sprawling over a total area of 8,569 sq km. The Agaar, Maniyaar and Arpa are the major rivers flowing through the district.
is dominated by the tribal namely Muriyas / Dandami Mariyas or Gond tribe
, Dorli, and Halba tribe
. The hilly tracks, numerous brooks and rivers and dense forests surround the district. It is a paradise for the nature lovers and many different species of wildlife like the tiger, leopard
are found here.
is situated on the fertile plains covering an area of 4,081 sq. km. and produces huge quantities of rice
is one the most populous district of Chhattisgarh. It occupies the southwestern part of the Upper Sheonath-Mahanadi valley. A major attraction of the district is the Maitry Bag.
is situated in the centre of Chattisgarh. The district headquarters is located at Janjgir.
in the northern part of Chattisgarh covers an area of 6,457 sq. km. The popular tourist destinations here are Kotebira Eb River, waterfalls of Danpuri, Rajpuri, Rani Dah and Bhringraj, and the Kunkuri Cathedral.
dominated by the tribal communities has major tourist destination, which are Gadiya Mountain, Malanjhkudum waterfall, Charre-Marre waterfall, and Shivani Maa Temple
is located on the southern banks of the Sakri River. The major attractions of the district are the Sahaspur Wildlife Sanctuary, Pushpa Sarovar Lake, and Saroda Reservoir.
of Chattisgarh is the homeland of the Korba tribe.
is situated on the northeastern part of Chattisgarh. The district headquarters is located at Baikunthpur.
covers an area of 4,963 sq. km. This place is famous for numerous temples. This district is a major tourist and pilgrimage destination. The prominent places are Sirpur, Shwethganga, Khallarimatha Temple, Ghaudhara, and Chandi Temple
is famous for its cottage industries, which produce Kosa sarees and dress materials of export quality. Kamla Nehru Park, Indira Vihar Park, Shri Shyam Mandir, Banjari Mandir and Chandrahasini Devi Temple are the major attractions of the district.
district covers an area of 8,023 sq. km. The Gond Tribe
Kanwar, Halba Tribe
and the Baiga tribe
inhabit the district.
is located in the northern part of Chhattisgarh and dominated by the tribal community. It is worth visiting the district for its panoramic beauty.