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Chhattisgarh at a Glance

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Established 1st November 2000
Area 135,133 sq km (45% densely forested)
Capital Raipur
Largest city Raipur
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (90)
Governor Shekhar Dutt
Chief Minister Raman Singh
Official languages Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Population 20,833,803 (2001 Census)
Literacy 64.7%
Sex Ratio (Females/Thousand Males) 990 females per 1000 males
Agriculture Rice, Sugarcane, Banana, Pulses, Wheat.
Religions Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Tribal.
Major Cities Raipur, Durg-Bhilai (twin cities), Bilaspur, Rajnandgaon, Korba, Raigarh, Jagdalpur.
Major Rivers Mahanadi, Indravati, Shivnath, Hansdeo, Arpa, Pairi, Kharoon, Maniyari Jonk, Shabri, Dankini-Shankini, Mand, Tandula, Ib, Kotri.
Major Waterfalls Chitrakote, Tirathgarh, Kanger, Gupteshwar, Malajkundam, Saat Dhara, Ranidah, Rajpuri, Kendai, Tata Pani, Damera Tamda Ghumar, Mendri Ghumar.
Major Fair Bastar Dussera, Narayanpur, Dantewada, Ramaram, Ma Bambleshwari, Ratanpur, Shivrinarayan, Sihawa, Bhoramdeo, Girodhpuri, Damakheda.
Major Airports Raipur Airport, Bilaspur Airport, Jagdalpur Airport
Fairs Harihar Kshetra (Sonepur) Cattle Fair is one of the biggest Cattle fair in Asia. Shrawani Fair of Sultanganj.
Arts and Crafts Madhubani Paintings, Bamboo products, Jute products
Government cg.gov.in
Tourism www.chhattisgarhtourism.net
Districts (18) Bastar, Bilaspur, Dantewada (South Bastar), Dhamtari, Durg, Janjgir-Champa, Jashpur, Kanker (North Bastar), Kabirdham (Kawardha), Korba, Koriya (Korea), Mahasamund, Narayanpur, Raigarh, Raipur, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, Surguja