Bhandara District, situated in the basin of Wainganga river, is gifted with rich and thick forest and water resources. It is known as the district of Ponds. Bhandara District has an area of about 9,280 sq km. The north side of the district is wedded with Satpuda mountain ranges. Balahi hills, Kanheri hills and Navegaon hills are other elevated tracts in Bhandara District. The languages spoken are
Rice, wheat, sugarcane, soyabean, jowar, tur, moong, udad, chilies, sesame and mustard are the chief crops. The temperature varies from 7o C to 43o C. It receives an annual rainfall of over 1,100 mm. Dandar, a folk art, occupies an important place in Bhandara District.
Nagzira Sanctuary and the memorial to first Marathi poet Mukundraj at Pavni are the major tourist places.