Static GK: Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh is a state located in the region of Central India. Formerly part of Madhya Pradesh, it was granted statehood on November 1, 2000. The state was formed by the partition of ten Chhattisgarhi and six Gondi-speaking districts in the southeast of Madhya Pradesh. Its capital city is Raipur. It borders 7 states – Uttar Pradesh to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the northwest, Maharashtra to the southwest, Jharkhand to the northeast, Odisha to the east, and Telangana and Andhra to the south.

CapitalRaipur
Area135,198.5km2
LanguageHindi
Number of Districts27
State FlowerRhynchostylis gigantea
State Fruit
State AnimalWild Asian Buffalo
State BirdHill Myna
State Game
State TreeSal
State Dance
First in State Chief MinisterAjit JogiMahasamund: 9 November 2000-6 December 2003
First GovernorD. N. Sahay-1 November 2000-1 June 2003
Name of the ConstitutionChhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
Assembly constituency90
Parliamentary constituency11

Nick Name of Districts:

S.NoNick Name of District
1.Rice Bowl-Chattisgarh

Festival Name:

S.NoFestival name
1.Bastar Dussera

Airports:

AirportsCity
Raipur AirportChhattisgarh
Bilaspur AirportBilaspur
Nawapara AirportChhattisgarh
Korba AirportRumgara
Bhilai AirportChhattisgarh
Jagdalpur AirportJagdalpur
Raigarh Airport (JSPL)Chhattisgarh

Thermal Power Plants:

Thermal Power PlantsLocation
Korba Super Thermal Power StationJamnipali, Korba
Hasdeo Thermal Power StationCSPGCL, Korba
Sipat Thermal Power StationBlaspur
Dr Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Thermal Power StationKorba
Athena Chhattisgarh Power LtdJanjgir-Champa District
DB Thermal Power PlantBadadraha-Dabhara
Jindal Power LimitedTamnar
CSEB Korba EastKorba
R.K.M Powergen Pvt LtdDhobnipali
Bhaiyathan Thermal Power Plant(purposed)Masira
Lanco Amarkantak Power LimitedKorba

Hydroelectric Power Plants:

Hydroelectric Power PlantsLocation
Gangrel Hydroelectric ProjectBilaspur
Hasdeo Bango Hydroelectric ProjectBilaspur
Sikaser Hydroelectric ProjectBilaspur

National Parks:

National ParksNearest City
Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) NPKoriya District
Indravati NPBijapur district
Kangerghati NPBastar Region

Forests Name:

Forests NameNearest City
Barnawapara Forest RangeKasdol
AbujmarhNarayanpur
Amravati Forest RangeBelgaon
PanchwanNagpura
Sonbarsa ForestLatuwa

Wild Life Sanctuary:

Wild Life SanctuaryLocation
Achanakmar WLSMungeli district
Badalkhol WLSJashpur Nagar
Barnawapara WLSMahasamund District
Bhairamgarh WLSBhairamgarh
Bhoramdev WLSChattisgarh
Pamed WLSChattisgarh
Sarangarh WLSGomardha
Semarsot WLSDhamtari District
Tamorpingla WLSSurajpur District
Udanti WLSMainpur

Stadium Name:

Stadium NameLocation
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket StadiumNaya Raipur
Rajnandgaon International Hockey StadiumRajnandgaon
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Hockey StadiumRaipur
Lal Bahadur Shashtri StadiumBilaspur

Fort Name:

S.NoFort Name
1.Ratanpur Fort near Bilaspur

Monuments:

S.NoMonuments
1.Kotumsar Cave
2.Laxman Temple
3.Surang Tila
4.Mama Bhanja Temple
5.Chitradhara Waterfalls
6.Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum

River Name:

S.NoRiver Name
1.Mahanadi
2.Godavari
3.Indravati
4.Hasdeo
5.Son River

Dam Name:

Dam NameLocation
Hasdeo Bango (Minimata) DamKorba
Adpather DamRaipur

Lake Name:

S.NoLake Name
1.Dalpat Sagar
2.Ganga Munda Lake
3.Indira Sarovar
4.Budha Talab

Temple Name:

S.NoTemple Name
1.Bhoramdev Temple
2.Maa Bamleshwari Temple
3.Hatkeshwar Mandir
4.Chandi Mandir
5.Mahamaya Devi Mandir

Dress Code:

Dress Code
WomenLugda (sari) and Polkha (blouse)
MenDhotis and Headgears

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