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  Chhattisgarh called as bowl of rice, It reform by the 2000 constitution from the heart of country Madhaya Pradesh on 1 November 200 as a 26th state of India. The structure of Chhattisgarh is looks like the Hippocampus or Sea Horse. It forms by the combination of 16 district of madhaya Pradesh. It is situated in 17.46` longitude to 24.5’ and 80.15 to 84.20` latitude. Chhattisgarh spread on area of 1,35,194 Sq KM. Its length from North to south is 360 KM and from east to west is 140KM. The population was 2,08,33,803 on 2001 calculation. As in population Chhattisgarh is in 17th rank. The total area of Chhattisgarh contains the 4.11% of Country Area.

Chhattisgarh Borders:: Chhattisgarh is surrounded by 6 different state. Utter Pradesh is situated at North side of Chhattisgarh, Jhakrakhand is situated at north East Side, the south it side of Chhattisgarh is covered by Orissa,Andhra Pradesh is in South side , Maharastra is in south west side and North West is covered by Madhya Pradesh. Chhattisgarh having Three Blocks and 16 districts. You can get the more details of Chhattisgarh district from District sections . Chhattisgarh is primarily a rural state with only 20% of population residing in urban areas.
  Chhattisgarh State
Chhattisgarh is situated in central eastern part of the country. The north and south parts of the state are hilly, while the central part is a fertile plain. Forests cover roughly forty-four percent of the state. The northern part of the state lies on the edge of the great Indo-Genetic plain: The Rihand River, a tributary of the Ganges, drains this area. The eastern end of the Satpura Range and the western edge of the Chota Nagpur Plateau form an east-west belt of hills that divide the Mahanadi River basin from the Indo-Gangetic plain. .

The central part of the state lies in the fertile upper basin of the Mahanadi and its tributaries, with extensive rice cultivation. The upper Mahanadi basin is separated from the upper Narmada basin to the west by the Maikal Hills, (part of the Satpuras), and from the plains of Orissa to the east by ranges of hills.
District Wise river details

The southern part of the state lies on the Deccan plateau, in the watershed of the Godavari River and its tributary the Indravati River. .

Chhattisgarh Rivers :: The Mahanadi is the chief river of the state. Other main rivers are Hasdo (a tributary of Mahanadi), Rihand, Indravati, Jonk and Arpa. .

12% of India's forests are in Chhattisgarh, and 44% of the State's land is under forests. Identified as one of the richest bio-diversity habitats, the Green State of Chhattisgarh has the densest forests in India, rich wildlife, and above all, over 200 non-timber forest products, with tremendous potential for value addition. One third of Chhattisgarh's population is of tribes, mostly in the thickly forested areas in the North and South. .

Chhattisgarh ancient monuments The State is full of ancient monuments, rare wildlife, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, palaces, water falls, caves, rock paintings and hill plateaus. Most of these sites are untouched and unexplored and offer a unique and alternate experience to tourists compared to traditional destinations which have become overcrowded. Chhattisgarh offers the tourist a Destination with a Difference. With 12% share of India's forests, Chhattisgarh's 3 National Parks and 11 Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks are a major attraction. The State encourages development of pilgrimage centres. Rajim, Champaranya, Dongargarh, Sheorinarayan, Girodhpuri, Dantewada, Ratanpur, Sirpur and others are prime destinations for pilgrim tourism. Sirpur and Dongargarh would be part of the wider Buddhist tourist circuit.
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