Bhoramdeo Temple complex in Kawardha. Erotic reliefs on the exterior and interior walls represent the Kama Sutra, the standard work on human sexual behaviour in Sanskrit literature.
Image: Pankaj Oudhia
Satellite view is showing Chhattisgarh, since 1 November 2000 one of India's now 29 states. Landlocked and rural Chhattisgarh is located in central India, bordering the Indian States of Madhya Pradesh
in northwest, Maharashtra
in west, Telangana
in southeast, Odisha
in the east, Jharkhand
in northeast and Uttar Pradesh
in north (see Administrative Map of India
of 135,191 km² (52,198 sq mi) making Chhattisgarh the tenth-largest state in India, compared it is slightly larger than England
, or about the size of the US state of North Carolina
Chhattisgarh has a population of 28 million people (est. 2017). Capital city is Raipur.
are Hindi, and Chhattisgarhi, a Hindi dialect.
Chhattisgarh points of interest
Sirpur Group of Monuments
(including the remains of 7th century Lakshmana temple) in Sirpur on the Mahanadi River near Raipur, a pilgrimage site for the followers of Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism. The Barnawapara
wildlife sanctuary is nearby.
Bhoramdeo Temple complex
, a group of four Hindu temples in Bhoramdeo, dedicated to Shiva, one of the principal deities of Hinduism.
on the Indravati River, the widest fall in India lies west of Jagdalpur.
Also near Jagdalpur are the Teerathgarh Falls
(91 m), and the Kotumsar Cave
and Kailash Gufa Cave
in the jungles of Kanger Ghati National Park
Indravati National Park
in Bijapur district in southern Chhattisgarh is the most famous wildlife park in the state and a famous tiger reserve of India.
13th century Mahamaya Temple
is dedicated to the dual Goddess Lakshmi & Saraswati. The temple is located in Ratanpur, a small city and a religious center full of temples and ponds.
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