Chhattisgarh state map:

Chhattisgarh state capital city is Raipur. The total area of the state is 135,195 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 2,08,33803 among them male population is 1,04,74218 and female population is 1,03,59585. Sex ratio of the state is 991 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 71.04 %.

Chhattisgarh state vehicle registration code is CH.

Chief Minister of the state is Raman Singh and Governor is Balramji Das Tandon.

Quick Facts:

State Chhattisgarh
Meaning of Chhattisgarh Thirty-six forts
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Wednesday, November 01, 2000
Capital City Raipur
People of the state called as Chhattisgarhi
Area 135,195 Km.sq
Population 2,08,33803
Male Population 1,04,74218
Female Population 1,03,59585
Females per 1000 Males 991
Literacy Rate 71.04 %
State Vehicle Registration Code CH
Languages Hindi
No. of districts 27
Chief Minister Raman Singh
Governor Balramji Das Tandon
Assembly Constituencies 90
Parliamentary Constituencies 11
State Animal Wild buffalo
State Flower
State Bird Bastar Hill Myna
State Tree Sal
Important Festivals of the state:

Bastar Dussehra, Durga Pooja, Bastar Lokotsav, Madai Festival, Rajim Kumbh Mela, Pakhanjore Mela (Nara Narayan Mela) are the major festivals celebrated in Chhattisgarh state.

Top tourist places in Chhattisgarh:

Akuri Nala and Amrit Dhara waterfalls, Gavar Ghat waterfall, Ramdaha waterfall, Tiger point waterfall, Tirathgarh waterfalls, Gadiya mountain, Kotumsar cave, Kailash gufa, Ramgarh and Sita Bengra, Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary, Gamarda Reserve forest, Indravati National Park, Kanger Ghati National Park, Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary, Malhar, Ratanpur, Koriya, Surguja, Bhoramdeo temple, Rajivlochan temple, Sivarinarayana Laxminarayana temple, Bambleshwari Temple, Hasdev Bango Dam, Khudiya Dam, Khutaghat Dam, Gangrel Dam and Murrum Silli Dam are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Rice, Maize, kodo-kutki, Groundnuts, SoyBeans, Sunflower are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Rihand River, Mahanadi River, Hasdo, Indravati, Jonk, Arpa and Shivnath are the major rivers that flow in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Cuisine:

Chawal Ke Pakoda, Dehati Vada, Muthiya, Fara, Mundiya ka pech with Tomato Red chilli chutney, Angakar and Paan Roti , Chusela, Panchratan Dal, Dubki Kadhi, Arbi Kadhi, Bhindi Kadhi, Kusli, Dhoodh Fara, Gul Ki Cha, Laouki Ka Halwa, Kamal Kakdi, Lal Bhaji, Bore Baasi, Kusli, Lavang Lata, Khurma, Sabudana ki Khichadi, Shikanji, Moong Dal Ka Halwa, Aloo Chokha, Jeera Aloo, Begun Bhaja, Dal Makhani Bukhara are few of the many varieties of Chhattisgarh.

Demographics:

Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Bihar are the neighbouring states of Chhattisgarh.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Bastar 1411644 697359 714285
Bijapur 255180 128761 126419
Bilaspur 2662077 1349928 1312149
Dakshin Bastar Dantewada 532791 263562 269229
Dhamtari 799199 397250 401949
Durg 3343079 1681521 1661558
Janjgir - Champa 1620632 816057 804575
Jashpur 852043 425085 426958
Kabeerdham 822239 411637 410602
Korba 1206563 612158 594405
Koriya 659039 334336 324703
Mahasamund 1032275 511475 520800
Narayanpur 140206 70189 70017
Raigarh 1493627 749439 744188
Raipur 4062160 2048856 2013304
Rajnandgaon 1537520 762170 775350
Surguja 2361329 1195145 1166184
Uttar Bastar Kanker 748593 372987 375606
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 43
2 Andhra Bank 21
3 Axis Bank 53
4 Bank Of Baroda 76
5 Bank Of India 53
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 38
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 3
8 Canara Bank 64
9 Central Bank Of India 127
10 City Union Bank Limited 1
11 Corporation Bank 23
12 DCB Bank Limited 6
13 Dena Bank 101
14 Federal Bank 3
15 HDFC Bank 84
16 HSBC Bank 1
17 ICICI Bank Limited 43
18 IDBI Bank 63
19 Indian Bank 13
20 Indian Overseas Bank 61
21 Indusind Bank 19
22 ING Vysya Bank 4
23 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
24 Karnataka Bank Limited 4
25 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 10
26 Laxmi Vilas Bank 1
27 Nagpur Nagarik Sahakari Bank Limited 1
28 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 39
29 Punjab And Sind Bank 14
30 Punjab National Bank 124
31 Reserve Bank Of India 1
32 South Indian Bank 3
33 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
34 State Bank Of India 389
35 State Bank Of Patiala 1
36 State Bank Of Travancore 2
37 Syndicate Bank 25
38 UCO Bank 50
39 Union Bank Of India 63
40 United Bank Of India 24
41 Vijaya Bank 22
42 YES Bank 12