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Bastar District : Chhattisgarh

About District

Bastar District has an area of 4029.98 kmĀ². The District is surrounded by Kondagaon,Sukma,Dantewada ,Bijapur Districts of Chhattishgarh. Jagdalpur is the District and Divisional Headquarter. District Bastar has population of 1,411,644 [including Kondagaon Dist.]of which male and female were 697,359 and 714,285 respectively in census 2011. Of the total population more than 70 per cent are tribal people like Gond Tribe, Maria, Muria ,Dhruva, Bhatra, Halba Tribe, etc. Bastar District is divided into 7 Blocks, 7 Tahsils and 572 revenue villages.The Land of Tribals and Natural Resources, is also enriched with natural beauty and pleasant atmosphere. It is surrounded with dense forests, hilly mountains, streams, waterfalls, natural caves, natural parks etc. Here the art & culture are the valuable ancient properties of the Bastariyas. The Bastar Palace, Bhoromdeo Temple, Danteshwari Temple, Kanger Valley National Park, Bairamgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Kutumsar Cave, Kailash Cave, Chitrakoot Falls, Tirathgarh Waterfall, Bhainsa Darha Lake, Dalpat Sagar, and Anthropological Museum are some of the interesting places to visit.


District at a Glance

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