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Chhattisgarh (Hindi: छत्तीसगढ़ Chattīsgaṛh  pronounced [tʃʰʌttiːsɡʌɽʱ]) is a state in Central Indie. It is the 10t lairgest state in Indie, wi an aurie o 135,190 km2 (52,200 sq mi). Wi a population o 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16t maist-populated state o the naition. It is a soorce o electricity an steel for Indie.[1] Chhattisgarh accoonts for 15% o the tot steel produced in the kintra.

Location o Chhattisgarh in Indie
Location o Chhattisgarh in Indie
Poleetical Cairt o Chhattisgarh
Poleetical Cairt o Chhattisgarh
Coordinates (Raipur): 21°16′N 81°36′E / 21.27°N 81.60°E / 21.27; 81.60
Kintra  Indie
Established 01 November 2000
Caipital Raipur
Lairgest ceety Raipur
Destricts 27 (9 dist. new)
 • Govrenor Shekhar Dutt
 • Chief Meenister Raman Singh (BJP)
 • Legislatur Unicameral (90 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency 11 (year 2010)
 • Heich Coort Chhattisgarh Heich Coort
 • Total 135,194.5 km2 (52,198.9 sq mi)
Aurie rank 10
Population (2011)
 • Tot 25,545,198
 • Rank 16t
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-CT
HDI Increase 0.516 (medium)
HDI rank 23rd (2005)
Literacy 71.04% (23rd)
Offeecial leids Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Leid Chhattisgarhi (a dialect o Hindi)
Ainimal Van Bhainsa (Wild Buffalo)
Bird Pahari Myna (Hill Myna)
Tree Sal or Sarai

The state wis furmed on 1 November 2000 bi pairtitionin 16 Chhattisgarhi-speakin sooth-eastren destricts o Madhya Pradesh.[2][3] Raipur wis made its caipital ceety. Chhattisgarh borders the states o Madhya Pradesh in the north-wast, Maharastra in the sooth-wast, Andhra Pradesh in the sooth, Odisha in the east, Jharkhand in the north-east an Uttar Pradesh in the north. Currently the state comprises 27 destricts.