Place:Chhattisgarh, India

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NameChhattisgarh
TypeState
Located inIndia


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parts_type = Districts | parts_style = para | p1 = 27 | government_footnotes = | leader_title = Governor | leader_name = Anandiben Patel | leader_title1 = Chief Minister | leader_name1 = Bhupesh Baghel (INC) | leading party = Indian national congress | unit_pref = Metric | area_footnotes = | area_total_km2 = 135191 | area_rank = 10 | area_note = | elevation_footnotes = | elevation_m = | population_total = 25545198 | population_as_of = 2011 | population_footnotes = | population_density_km2 = auto | population_rank = 17th | population_note = | timezone1 = IST | utc_offset1 = +05:30 | iso_code = | blank_name_sec1 = HDI | blank_info_sec1 = 0.600 (medium) | blank1_name_sec1 = HDI rank | blank1_info_sec1 = 31st (2017) | blank_name_sec2 = Literacy | blank_info_sec2 = 70.01% (2011, 27th) | blank1_name_sec2 = | blank1_info_sec2 = Chhattisgarhi, Hindi | website = | footnotes = | type = State | seat1_type = Largest city | seat1 = Raipur | leader_title2 = Legislature | leader_name2 = Unicameral (90 seats) | leader_title3 = Federal representation | leader_name3 = Rajya Sabha 5
Lok Sabha 11 | leader_title4 = High Court | leader_name4 = Chhattisgarh High Court | blank2_name_sec1 = State Animal | blank2_info_sec1 = Wild Asian Buffalo | blank3_name_sec1 = State Bird | blank3_info_sec1 = Hill Myna | blank4_name_sec1 = State Tree | blank4_info_sec1 = Sal }} Chhattisgarh (translation: Thirty-Six Forts) is one of the 29 states of India, located in the centre-east of the country. It is the tenth-largest state in India, with an area of . With a 2011 population of 25.5 million, Chhattisgarh is the 16th-most populated state in the country. A resource-rich state, it is a source of electricity and steel for the country, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest-developing states in India.

The state was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 10 Chhattisgarhi and 6 Gondi speaking southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh.[1] The capital city is Raipur. Chhattisgarh borders the states of Madhya Pradesh in the northwest, Uttar Pradesh in the north, Jharkhand in northeast, Maharashtra in the southwest, Telangana in the south, Odisha in the southeast. Currently the state comprises 27 districts.

The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Chhattisgarh is and the per capita GSDP

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