Location: Gadchiroli District
Gadchiroli district is an administrative district in Maharashtra, India. The town of Gadchiroli is the administrative headquarters of the district. Gadchiroli District is situated in the southeastern corner of Maharashtra, and is bounded by Chandrapur District to the west, Gondia District to the north, Chhattisgarh state to the east, and Telangana state to the south and southwest. Gadchiroli District was created on 26 August 1982 by the separation of Gadchiroli and Sironcha tehsils from Chandrapur District. As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Maharashtra (out of 39), after Sindhudurg.
An official Census 2011 detail of Gadchiroli, 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 Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra.
In 2011, Gadchiroli had population of 1,072,942 of which male and female were 541,328 and 531,614 respectively. In 2001 census, Gadchiroli had a population of 970,294 of which males were 491,101 and remaining 479,193 were females. Gadchiroli District population constituted 0.95 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Gadchiroli District was at 1.00 percent of Maharashtra population.
There was change of 10.58 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Gadchiroli District recorded increase of 23.29 percent to its population compared to 1991.
Gadchiroli District experiences extreme variations in temperature with very hot Summers and very cold Winters and an average relative humidity of 62 percent.
The maximum recorded temperature till date was 46.3 Celsius on 20th May 1992 and minimum temperature of 5 Celsius was on 5th January 1992.
It takes around two hours journey from Chandrapur and 4 hours journey from Nagpur by State Transport Bus to reach Gadchiroli. Also, private luxury buses are run from Nagpur and Chandrapur for Gadchiroli.
Place of Interest
• Wadadham Fossil Park
• Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary
• Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary
• Lok Biradari Prakalp Hemalkasa