The State of Chhattisgarh is located in the Central
region of India. The new State of Chhattisgarh was
born with a new Chief Minister in Raipur, the capital,
in the early hours of November 1.
During the British rule till 1947, some of the
areas of present Chhattisgarh were princely
After a number of years, these state were merged with
Madhya Pradesh. The people of the land demanded a
separate autonomous state and Chhattisgarh was
formed on November 01, 2000.
The state of Chhattisgarh is 16th most populous state in
India with a population of around 25.5 million people.
With a phenomenal 44% of the TOTAL area of the state
is covered by forests, the state of Credible Chhattisgarh
is truly a “green state”.
Places of INTEREST in Chhattisgarh is Burha Talab,
Dudhadhari Temple, etc.
Summers are very hot and humid. The temperature
sometimes reaches as high as 45 degree Celsius during
summer. Winters are pleasant.
In total, there are 27 districts in Chhattisgarh. The
CAPITAL city, Raipur is a fast growing commercial city.
Chhattisgarh has one of the richest mineral wealth in India.
Around 28 types of minerals are found here, including iron
ore, bauxite, limestone, coal, gold and diamond. The state
accounts for around 23% of the iron ore deposits of India.
Chhattisgarh is surrounded by the states of Madhya Pradesh,
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, and Uttar
The mostly spoken languages are Hindi and Chhattisgarhi
language people. Chhattisgarhi language is a dialect of
More than 98 % of the people living in
Chhattisgarh are Hindus.
With an area of 135,190 sq.km, Credible Chhattisgarh is 10th
largest in terms of land area.