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GENERAL INTRODUCTION OF CHHATTISGARH
Chhattisgarh is one of the twenty-eight states of India. It is the ninth largest state by land and the seventeenth most populous state in India. It is situated in India’s Central region. Chhαttisgarh shares borders with Uttar Pradesh to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the northwest, Jharkhand to the northeast, Maharashtra to the southwest, Odisha to the east, and Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to the south.
Chhαttisgarh is a resource rich state of India. It provides electricity, coal and steel to the rest of the nation.
Initially, Chhαttisgarh was part of Madhya Pradesh. It became a state on November 1, 2000. Now, Chhαttisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.
Below the table shown are basic information about Chhαttisgarh.
|Chief Minister||Bhupesh Baghel|
|Area||1,36,034 sq. km|
|Population||25,540,196 (2011 census)|
|Density||289/sq. km (2011 census)|
|Literacy rate||71.04% (2011 census)|
|Official language||Chhattisgarhi and Hindi|
|No. of districts||28|
|Lok Sabha seats||11|
|Rajya Sabha seats||5|
|High Court||Chhattisgαrh High Court|
|High Court location||Bilaspur|
|No. of border shares states||7|
|Mammal||Wild water buffalo|
|State Day||November 1|