chhattisgarh travel

 Facts And Figures
Area 52199 sq mi
Capital Raipur
Population 20,795,956
Languages Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Airports Bilaspur, Jagdalpur, Raipur.

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Bastar is covered by high mountains, valleys, streams, waterfalls, natural caves, and natural parks, and forests, dense jungles full of bamboo, sal, teak, wood, sheesam and bija. Bastar is a tribal district. The district headquarters are at Jagdalpur. Bastar district was divided into three districts Bastar, Kanker and Dantewada in the year 1999. The district of Bastar is located in the southern part of Chhattisgarh and situated at a height of 2000 ft above sea level .The borders of Bastar district are Kanker district in the north, Maharashtra in the west, Dantewada district in the south and Orissa in the east. The District head quarter Jagdalpur is situated approximately at a distance of 300 km from Raipur, which is the capital of Chhattisgarh state.
Bilaspur is known for its kosa silk and the quality of its rice. It is the second largest city in Chhattisgarh, and home to the High Court. The city is approximately 400 years old. The name is derived from Bilasa, the name for fisherwomen.
Dantewada, lies to the south of Bastar, and derives its name from its presiding deity, Devi Danteshwari, the Goddess worshipped as an incarnation of Shakti (strength). Traces of Buddhism and Jainism dating back to the 3rd century AD can be seen here. Dantewada is extremely rich in mnerals. Bailadila has one of the largest deposits of Iron Ore in the world. Uranium, corundum, granite, graphite, limestone and marble are also found here.

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