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Would you like to know these twenty facts about Chhattisgarh

06-JAN-2016 16:16

    Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 16 Chhattisgarhi-speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. Chhattisgarh is a state in central India. It is the 10th largest state in India, with an area of 135,194 km2 (52,199 sq mi). With a population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th most-populated state of the nation. It is a source of electricity and steel for India, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced in the country. It is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

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    Source: www.in4india.com

    Facts about Chhattisgarh:                                   

    1.Area

    1,35,191sq.km

    2.Establishment

    1 November 2000

    3. Population

    2.55 cr. (2011 census)

    4. Principal official Language

    The official language of the state is Hindi. Odia, Marathi, Telugu also spoken

    5. Climate

    The climate of Chhattisgarh is tropical. It is hot and humid because of its proximity to the Tropic of Cancer.

    Summer in Chhattisgarh temperatures can reach 45 °C (113 °F)

    6. Capital 

    Raipur

    7. Members of Lok Sabha

    11 (Rajya Sabha seats_5 )

    8. Legislature

    Unicameral (90 seats)

    9. Airports

    Swami Vivekananda Airport,Raipur

    10. Major Cities

    Raipur,BilaspurDurg,Bhilai,Rajnandgaon,

    Chirmiri,Mahasamund,Dhamtari,Raigarh,Ambikapur,Jagdalpur

    11. Festivals

    Bastar Dussehra/ Durga Puja,Bastar Lokotsa,Madai Festival,Rajim Kumbh Mela,Pakhanjore Mela (Nara Narayan Mela),Bhoramdeo Festival,Goncha Festival,Teeja Festival,Champaran Mela

    12. Economy  Size

    US$ 36.33 billion,

    Its 80% of total working population depends on agriculture sector.

    13. Literacy

    71.04%

    14. State Density

    189 person/ km2

    15. Districts

    27

    16.Sex Ratio (as per 2011 census)

    991 per thousand male



    17. Principal Folk Dances

    Panthi, Rawat Nacha, Pandwani, Chaitra, Kaksar, Saila and Soowa

    18. Principal Rivers

     Mahanadi, Godawari, Ganga, Narmada. Mahanadi is the lifeline of this state.

    19. Principal Minerals

    Iron Ore, Lime Stone, Dolomite, Coal,  Bauxite, Corundum, Garnet, Quartz, Marble, Diamond

    20. Tourist & Historical Places

    Bhoramdeo Temple,Arjuna’s Rath,Shadani Darbar(Raipur), hri Rajiv Lochan Mandir(Raipur),Lakshman Temple (Mahasamund),Pasharwanath Tirth (Durg)

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