Chhattisgarh

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Map of Chhattisgarh Districts

Chhattisgarh (छत्तीसगढ़) is a state in central India, formed when the sixteen Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh gained statehood on 1 November 2000. Raipur serves as its capital. The most famous monuments of Chhattisgarh are Ratanpur Fort, Kawardha Palace, Shiva Bhoramdeo Temple, Sirpur and Khadia Dam.

Kotari River in Kanker district

Districts and tahsils of Chhattisgarh

Presently Chattisgarh state consists 19 districts:

District Tahsils in district
Bastar Jagdalpur, Keshkal, Kondagaon, Narayanpur
Bijapur
Bilaspur Bilaspur, Bilha, Kota, Lormi, Masturi, Mungeli, Pendraroad, Takhatpur
Dantewada Bhopalpattanam, Bijapur, Dantewada, Konta
Dhamtari Dhamtari, Kurud, Nagri
Durg Bemetra, Berla, Dhamdha, Dondiluhara, Durg, Gunderdehi, Gurur, Nawagarh, Patan, Saja, Sanjaribalod
Janjgir-Champa Champa, Dabhara, Jaijaipur, Janjgir

Malkharoda, Nawagarh, Pamgarh, Sakti

Jashpur Bagicha, Jashpur, Kunkuri, Pathalgaon
Kanker Antagarh, Bhanupratappur, Charama, Kanker, Narharpur, Pakhanjur,
Kabirdham Kawardha, Pandariya
Korba Kartala, Katghora, Korba, Pali
Koriya Baikunthpur, Bharatpur, Manendragarh, Sonhat
Mahasamund Basna, Mahasamund, Saraipali
Narayanpur
Raigarh Gharghoda, Kharsia, Lailunga, Raigarh, Sarangarh, Dharamjaigarh
Raipur Abhanpur, Arang, Baloda Bazar, Bhatapara, Bilaigarh, Bindranawagarh, Deobhog, Kasdol, Palari, Raipur, Rajim, Simga, Tilda
Rajnandgaon Ambagarh, Chhuikhadan, Dongargaon, Dongargarh, Khairagarh, Manpur, Mohla, Rajnandgaon
Surajpur
Surguja Ambikapur, Lundra, Pal, Pratappur, Rajpur, Samari, Sitapur, Surajpur, Wadrafnagar

Origin of name

Chhattisgarh takes its name from 36 (Chhattis) + Forts that constitute this region[1]. They are :

History

Places of interest of Ancient History or Nagavanshi rulers in Chhattisgarh are:

External links

References

  1. Dr. Bhagvan Singh Verma, " Chhattisgarh ka Itihas " {in Hindi}, Madhya Pradesh Hindi Granth Academy, Bhopal(M.P.), 4th edition(2003), P.7