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Chhattisgarh is the Tenth largest state of India with an area of 135194 Sq Km which placed by the East-central part of India. According to the census of India 2011, approximately 25540196 people reside here. The state is separated by its neighboring states MP (Madhya Pradesh) to the North-West, Maharashtra to the West, Andhra Pradesh to the South, Orissa to the east, Jharkhand to the Northeast and UP to the North.

Chhattisgar was declared as a state in 2000 on 1st November by Indian government. The capital city of Chhattisgarh is Raipur and it also largest city of the state. Other major cities of the state are Ambikapur, Bhilai, Bilaspur, Chirmiri, Durg, Jagdalpur, Janjgir, Korba, Rigger and Rajnandgaon. The state builds up with five administrative divisions namely, Bastar, Durg, Raipur, Bilaspur and Sarguja. And these divisions are divided into twenty-seven distinct districts.  Read more...

Chitrakot Waterfall, Chhattisgarh

(Chitrakot Waterfall also known as "Niagara of India")

Climate of Chhattisgarh

The climate of the state is typically hot in summer but a pleasant temperature and humidity in winter. The weather characters of Chhattisgarh mainly depend on the wind flows of Bay of Bengal which produce a heavy rainfall during monsoon season.

Weather in summer: Normally the summer season of Chhattisgarh is continued from end of March to June. Average temperatures varies during this season from 28°C to 46°C.

Weather in winter: Normally the winter season of Chhattisghar is continued from November to early February and the temperatures varies during this season from 6°C to 26°C.

Weather in monsoon: Normally the monsoon season of Chhattisgarh is continued from July to October. Average annual rainfall of the state is approximately 130 cm.

Culture Chhattisgarh

Languages in Chhattisgarh: Usually the people of the state use Hindi as their main spoken and official language but there have some other regional or tribal languages. These languages are popularly known as Chhattisgarhi language. Maximum of these languages are similar to Hindi Dialect but these are very crude, some of these are Khaltahi, Laria, and Oriya.

Festivals in Chhattisgarh: The people of Chhattisgarh divided into several primitive tribal groups. These tribal groups practice a unique culture, folklores, festivals and dance forms. Major festivals of the state are Hareli, Madai, Bhagoriya, Dusshera, Ganga Dashera, Charta, Navakhai and Surhul Festival.

Religions in Chhattisgarh: The main religion of the state is Hinduism near about 96% of total population follow this religion. The tribal communities of the state follow Hinduism. Some other religion followers of the state are Muslim, Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Christianity.