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Dhamtari District : Chhattisgarh

About District


Dhamtari District is situated in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh Region. This District is officially formed on 6th July 1998 dividing the Raipur district currently the capital of Chhattisgarh along with Mahasamund. The total area of the district is 2029 Sq.Km. and 305 Meter above the mean sea level. The District is surrounded by District Raipur in North and District Kanker as well as Bastar in South, part of Orissa state in East and District Durg and Kanker in West.Mahanadi is the principal river of this district. The chief crop of this region is Paddy. Unique feature of Dhamtari. is the total number of Rice Mills that is more than 136. Ravishankar Sagar dam that irrigates almost 57000 Hectare of land and also acts as a main supply unit of safe drinking water resource for state capital Raipur. Asia's first ever Siphon dam was built in the year 1914 at Madamsilli. Besides Madamsilli, Sondhur dam, Dudhawa dam are the major projects.

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District at a Glance


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Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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