Location: Chandrapur District
Chandrapur District is a district in the Nagpur Division in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The district was formerly known as Chandrapur District, but was renamed in 1964. Chandrapur was the largest district in India until the Gadchiroli and Sironcha tehsils were split into separate districts. In 2011, the district population was 2,204,307.
Chandrapur district is known for its super thermal power station, and its vast reserves of coal in Wardha Valley Coalfield.Chandrapur also has large reservoirs of limestone which is a raw material for cement manufacturing in the district.
Tadoba National Park near Chandrapur city is one of India’s twenty-eight Project Tiger reserves. The 2015 census of tigers found that 120 of Maharashtra’s 170 tigers were located in Chandrapur district
Chandrapur District is one among 34 Districts of Maharashtra State ,India. It belongs to Vidarbh Region Chandrapur District Administrative head quarter is Chandrapur. It is is Located 802 KM west towards State capital Mumbai. Chandrapur District population is 2194262. It is 20 th Largest District in the State by population.
Geography and Climate
It is Located at Latitude-19.9, Longitude-79.3. Chandrapur District is sharing border with Adilabad District to the west. Bhandara District to the North, Gadchiroli District to the East, Wardha District to the North, Yavatmal District to the west. It is sharing Border with Andhra Pradesh State to the South. Chandrapur District occupies an area of approximately 10690 square kilometers. It’s in the 278 meters to 186 meters elevation range.This District belongs to Western India.
It is too hot in summer. Chandrapur District summer highest day temperature is in between 34 °C to 48 °C. Average temperatures of January is 26 °C , February is 27 °C , March is 32 °C , April is 36 °C , May is 40 °C .
An official Census 2011 detail of Chandrapur, a district of Maharashtra has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Maharashtra. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Chandrapur District of Maharashtra.
In 2011, Chandrapur had population of 2,204,307 of which male and female were 1,123,834 and 1,080,473 respectively. In 2001 census, Chandrapur had a population of 2,071,101 of which males were 1,062,993 and remaining 1,008,108 were females. Chandrapur District population constituted 1.96 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Chandrapur District was at 2.14 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was change of 6.43 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Chandrapur District recorded increase of 16.88 percent to its population compared to 1991.
District Headquarters Chandrapur is well connected by road. Chandrapur, Mul , Warora , Rajura are the Cities in this district having road connectivity to major towns and remote villages. Chandrapur is about 802 KM by road to Mumbai (Capital of Maharashtra).
Some of the rail way stations in district are Balharshah, Chandrapur, Nagbhir Jn, Warora , Majri Jn , Bhandak , Mul Marora , Chanda Fort …. which connects most of the towns and villages in the District.
Maharashtra State Road Transportation (MSRTC) runs Busses from Major cities to Towns and Villages in this District.
Place of interest
• Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve
• Mahakali Temple
• Bhadrawati Jain Temple
• Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station
• Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary
• Ancient Caves
• Ghora Jhari Development Scheme