This district is named after the town of Chandrapur. Chandrapur is on the banks of the Irar River. Chandrapur is near the Wardha valley coalfields. A wall that acts as a flood barrier surrounds the town. It was the capital of the Gond kingdom (12th–18th cent.). The tombs of the Gond kings and several temples are in the town.
Tiger Trails
Details of wildlife viewing accommodation in the Tadoba tiger reserve.
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