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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Chandrapur is a city in central India, in the eastern portion of the state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of Chandrapur District. Chandrapur is also known as Chanda. It has various power generation units. The region is very rich in mineral wealth. Many cement factories are located in this region. Chandrapur district is located in the eastern edge of Maharashtra in Nagpur division and forms the eastern part of Vidharbha region.
 
Chandrapur formerly known as Chanda is a city situated in eastern Maharashtra state, Central India. Wardha River flows near the city. Chandrapur was the capital of the Gond dynasty from the 12th to the 18th century and was later conquered by the Maratha Bhosles from Nagpur. It formed part of the British Central Provinces from 1854 until Indian independence in 1947.  The tombs of the Gond kings and several temples are in the town.
 
Demography of a district such as population and its growth, density, occupational structure sex ratio etc. The total geographical area the district Chandrapur is 10,655 square kilometers of which 10,521 square kilometers is rural and 174 square kilometers is urban. The average no of inhabited villages per tehsil comes to about 105. According to the latest census 2001, the total population of Chandrapur district was 20, 71,101 persons of which 14, 06034 persons were residing in rural areas and 6, 65,067 persons were in urban areas. In 1991 Chandrapur had 2.24 percent of state population over 3.72 percent of its area and in 2001 it came down to 2.14 percent. There are some historical forts, old temples and picnic spots in the districts.

It is also known as the city of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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