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
Established01 November 2000
Lairgest ceetyRaipur
Destricts27 (9 dist. new)
 • GovrenorShekhar Dutt
 • Chief MeenisterRaman Singh (BJP)
 • LegislaturUnicameral (90 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency11 (year 2010)
 • Heich CoortChhattisgarh Heich Coort
 • Total135194.5 km2 (52,198.9 sq mi)
Area rank10
 • Total25,545,198
 • Rank16t
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-CT
HDIIncrease 0.516 (medium)
HDI rank23rd (2005)
Literacy71.04% (23rd)
Offeecial leidsHindi, Chhattisgarhi
LeidChhattisgarhi (a dialect o Hindi)
AinimalVan Bhainsa (Wild Buffalo)
BirdPahari Myna (Hill Myna)
TreeSal 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.


  1. "Chhatisgarh State – Power Hub". Archived frae the original on 20 November 2010. Retrieved 22 Julie 2011.
  2.,2000(English).PDF Archived 2013-07-18 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 10 September 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)