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Gondiya District

Gondiya District is situated in the north-eastern part of the state of Maharashtra. It is bordered by Chandrapur District in the south, Bhandara District in the west, Balaghat District of Madhya Pradesh in the north and Rajnandgaon District of Chhattisgarh state in the east. The temperature ranges from 7o C to 44o C. The district receives an annual rainfall of over 1000 mm. With an area of 4,900 sq km, Gondiya District has a population of over 1.2 million. The languages spoken are Marathi, Hindi, Chhatisgadi and Gondi. Dander, Gondi dance, Bhajan and Keertan are the major folk-arts. The main crops are rice, wheat, sugarcane, tur, moong, udad and mustard.

Navegaon dam, Nagzira, Chand-Suraj, Nagra, Itiadoh, Nagzira Sanctuary, Chulbandh and Navegaon National Park are the major tourist attractions.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Gondiya

Bus Stations (7) Temples (3) Waterfalls (1)
Cities and Towns (5) Tourist Destinations (3) Wildlife Sanctuaries (1)
Dams and Reservoirs (1) Trains and Railway Stations (1)
Sacred Places (1) Villages (9)


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