Chhattisgarh is the 10th largest state in India with an area of 135,190 sq-km. Chhattisgarh is the 16th largest state in terms of population which is approximately equal to 2,08,00,000. The native language of people of Chhattisgarh is Chhattisgarhi.
Most part of Chhattisgarh is covered with hills in northern and southern parts, but the central part of Chhattisgarh is fertile plain. About 44% of the state is covered by moist and deciduous forests of the Eastern Highlands Forests.
Chhattisgarh's culture is famous for its performing arts. As Chhattisgarh is in the heart of India, it has been influenced by the folk and performing arts of various forms of other states.
Chhattisgarh is located at the heart of our country. It is endowed with ambient natural diversity and is full of rich cultural heritage. The state has a lot of carved temples, ancient monuments, Buddhist sites, rare wildlife, palaces, caves, waterfalls, hill plateaus and rock paintings.
Bastar is famous for its unique ecological and cultural identity. On the other hand Chitrakote Falls, where the Indravati river has fall of about 96 feets. The shape of the fall is like horse shoe curve, and is often said to be as Niagara falls of Chhattisgarh. Similarly the Tirathgarh Falls, is a waterfall of River Kanger steps down from a height of 100 feets in the form of steps of stairs.
Other important destinations are the Kangerghat National Park, Keshkal valley, Kutumbsar caves and Kailash caves, which are rich in natural beauty. Also, there are many temples throughout Chhattisgarh which act as great tourist attraction of the state.