Chimur is a town and a tehsil in the Chimur subdivision of Chandrapur district in Nagpur revenue Division in the state of Maharashtra, India.
Chimur has a tropical climate. The summers here have a good deal of rainfall, while the winters have very little. … The average temperature in Chimur is 27.2 °C. Precipitation here averages 1460 mm.
Chimur is a taluka place of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra, India having a population of 30,000. There is a Municipality and offices of the Tehsildar, SDO and Panchayat Samiti.
Chimur is approachable by road from Warora, which is also the nearest railway station on the Wardha-Ballarpur-Hyderabad link. From Warora it is 55 kilometres (34 mi) and 110 km (68 mi) from Chandrapur. A regular bus service runs between Chimur and Nagpur, which is 115 km (71 mi) away.
Place of interest
There is a Balaji temple in Chimur which is more than 300 years old. This temple was constructed during the Bhosale reign. The idol in this temple is strikingly similar to the idol in the famous Tirupati Balaji temple. This temple is famous for the “Ghodayatra” which begins as per Hindu calendar on Magh Shuddha Trayodashi. During the “Ghodayatra” the idol is paraded thro town in a colorful procession which is attended by devotees in large numbers.
The famous Tadoba Andhari Tiger Project & National Park is at a distance of 30 km (19 mi) from Chimur. This park is a successful example of conservation of the Tiger – The National Animal of India. The other animal species found in Tadoba are Bear, Gava (Indian Bison) and Chital (Indian Spotted Dear). The park is also famous for its bio-diversity. Hospitality services are available in the park. Jungle Safaris and logding facilities make a visit to the Tadoba-Andhari park a worthwhile experience.