Chhattisgarh was anciently known as Dakshina Kosala. The state shares its border with 7 states – Uttar Pradesh in the north, Jharkhand in the northeast, Odisha in the east, Andhra Pradesh in the south, Telangana in the southwest, Maharashtra in the west, and Madhya Pradesh in the northwest.
Chhattisgarh is home to several tribes with the Gonds of Bastar being the most prominent among them. More than 50% of the state population consists of tribal people.
To provide medical services and transport the emergency patients of remote villages of the state to hospitals, Chhattisgarh became the first in the country to effectively implement Motorcycle-ambulances in its state.
As the state is one of the major exporters of rice, The same term “Rice Bowl of India” is also used for Chhattisgarh State along with Andhra Pradesh.
Chhattisgarh State became the first state in India to have a Dedicated University of Dance and Music. The name of the university is Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya which is located in Khairagarh of the state.
The state produces 15% of the total steel produced in India.
The 75-day-long festival of goddess Danteswari Mata popularly known as Bastar Dussehra is Celebrated by the local people of the state. It is the longest festival in the world
Chhattisgarh is famous for Kosa silk. The silk is well known for its soft texture.
Jal-Jali is a popular travel destination where the ground vibrates. When travellers walk or jump on the ground, it creates an earthquake feeling.
Chitrakot Waterfalls in Chhattisgarh is Known as Niagara Falls of India.
Bhoramdeo Temple is popularly called the Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh.