Chhattisgarh is a state of India. It is bounded by the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to the north and northeast, Odisha to the east, Telangana to the south, and Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the west. Raipur is the capital city of the state. Area 52,199 square miles (135,194 square km). Pop. (2011) 25,540,196. The state was formed on 1 November 2000, as a state carved out of Madhya Pradesh. Currently the state comprises 28 districts.
Chhattisgarh State Languages
The official languages of the state are Chhattisgarhi and Hindi. Chhattisgarhi is spoken and understood by the majority of people in the state. Among other languages, Odia is widely spoken by a significant number of Odia population in the eastern part of the state. Nagpuri is spoken in northeast Chhattisgarh.
Economy Chhattisgarh State
The economy of Chhattisgarh is founded primarily on mining, agriculture, energy production, and manufacturing. The state has major deposits of coal, iron ore, dolomite, and other minerals. The state as a whole provides the bulk of the country’s tendu leaves for bidis. Chhattisgarh also is a significant regional supplier of electricity, from both thermal and hydroelectric generators. The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Chhattisgarh is 3.63 lakh crore (US$53 billion)and the per capita GSDP 102,762 (US$1,500)
Chhattisgarh State Symbols
State Government of Chhattisgarh have revealed four symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree.
Chhattisgarh State Animal
Scientific Name: Bubalus bubalis
Scientific Name: Gracula religiosa