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State of India
Location of Chhattisgarh in India
Location of Chhattisgarh in India
Map of Chhattisgarh
Map of Chhattisgarh
Coordinates: 21°16′N 81°36′E / 21.27°N 81.6°E / 21.27; 81.6Coordinates: 21°16′N 81°36′E / 21.27°N 81.6°E / 21.27; 81.6
Country India
RegionEast India
 • Total135,192 km2 (52,198 sq mi)
 • Total25,545,198[1]
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)

Chhattisgarh is a state within the Republic of India. It occupies 52,199 square miles (135,190 km2). In traditional Indian geography it falls under the East Indian zone.

The capital at present is Raipur which would change to 'Naya Raipur' near Raipur. It has eighteen districts: Raigarh, Bilaspur, Bijapur, Korba, Durg, Janjgir, Raipur, Koria, Sarguja, Bastar, Dantewada, Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon, Kanker, Mahasamund, Dhamtari, Jashpur and Kabirdham (Kawardha). The main languages spoken are Hindi and Chhattisgarhi. The main religion is Hindu.

Provincial symbols of Chhattisgarh[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chhattisgarh Population 2011 - 2022". Retrieved 2022-03-06.