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Chandrapur

Chandrapur means "Settlement of moons". Chandrapur city formerly known as Chanda, is located in the south central region, of India and lies, along a tributary of the wardha River. Chandrapur is the largest town in the district and also the district headquarter of chandrapur district. The city is surrounded with historical fort gates. The most attractive feature of this city is are the walls that arm the town. A heavy looking crenellated parapet surmounts the walls; they are 10-ft thickness and within run a broad rampart broken down in places. In addition to walls there are number of temples, that attract the tourists. The town occupies a site, that is underlain by coal, bearing rock formation, and a number of collieries dot the surface with the waste mounds, along the rim of the town.

 Chandrapur Facts & Figures :

Chandrapur  at a glance...

 Area 14895 sq. kms (district)
 Clothing Light Cotton
 Population 226,105
 Climate Tropical
 How to reach there :

By Air : Nearest is at Nagpur, 150 km away.
By Rail : Chandrapur is approachable by train on Delhi - Chennai route via Nagpur, which takes about two and half hours to reach.
By Road : Located on major rail and road routes, Chandrapur is well connected by with all the places in State.

Chandrapur Excursion :
Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary :

This sanctuary is located in Chandrapur district in the Vidharba region of Maharashtra covering an area of 104.38-sq-km. Majority of the area is under thick forest that is wood land, with small patches of grass lands distributed over the entire protected area.

 Ballarpur :

Ballarpur is a rapidly developing municipal town situated on the Chandrapur-Chennai railway route. It was a royal city in ancient times and signs of its splendour glory are still seen scattered in its environs. Today it is known for its collieries having nearly 2000 million tonnes of coal deposits and large quantities of fine teak and other varieties of timber that are brought from the surrounding forest and sold at Ballarpur.

Bhandak :

Bhadrawati or Bhandak is a flourishing ancient village in Waroda Tehsil, which is today better known to the general public as a place of Jain religious importance for majestic temple of Parsvanatha than for its historical importance or archaeological remains. The architectural remains in and around the village are of remote antiquity and great interest.

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