Dhamtari is abbreviated from "Dhamma" + "Tarai". The region is located on the fertile plains of the Chhattisgarh region. Dhamtari District was officially established on 6 July 1998 separating Raipur District which is currently the capital of Chhattisgarh and Mahasamund. As a result the boundaries of the Raipur region are converted into districts e.g Raipur, Mahasamund and Dhamtari. The District is surrounded by Raipur District in the North and Kanker County and Bastar in the South, part of Orissa in the East and Durg, Balod and Kanker in the West.
Famous for ?
Dhamtari has many tourist attractions. The famous Ravishankar Water Dam, also known as the Gangrel Dam, is famous for a sunset that attracts many picnic enthusiasts every year. It receives visitors from all parts of Chhattisgarh and other provinces, especially during the rainy season.
The region has an area of 4048 km2.
There are 5 total villages in Dantewada.
There are 129 total districts in the region.
There are 5 cities in total in the region.
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