Population : 1,53,635 Coverage Area : 25 KMs Date of Commissioning: 19.03.89 and 17.07.2009
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Chhindwara is a town and a municipality in Chhindwara district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative headquarters of Chhindwara District. Chhindwara is reachable by rail or road from adjacent cities Nagpur and Jabalpur. The nearest airport is in Nagpur (130 km), however a small airport (air-strip) is available at Chhindwara for landing charter aeroplanes/helicopters. The population of the Distt. is 2090306 ,with a growth rate of 13%,the sex ratio is 966,and literacy percentage is 72.2% .(2011 census).
Prominent tourist spots in the district include Patalkot,Tamia,Tribal museum,Chota Mahadev caves,Devgarh fort,Nadadvari,Hot water spring at Anhoni,Radhadevi caves and Jam Sanvali Temple (near Sousar).
Main Tourist attractions – Patalkot is situated in the hilly block 'Tamia' of Chhindwara District, has acquired great importance because of its Geographical and Scenic beauty. Patalkot is a lovely landscape located at a depth of 1200–1500 feet in a valley. Because of the great depth at which it is located this place is christened as 'Patalkot' ('Patal means very deep, in Sanskrit). When one looks down the place sitting at the top of the valley, the place looks like a horseshoe in shape. Earlier, people believed it as the entrance to 'Patal'. There is one more belief that after worshiping 'Lord Shiva' Prince 'Meghnath' had gone to Patal-lok through this place only. People say that this place was ruled by Kings in 18th and 19th Century and that there was a long tunnel connecting this place to 'Pachmarhi' in Hoshangabad District. Because of the inaccessibility of this area, the trials of this region were totally cut off from the civilized world. But, with the constant efforts being made by the Government, tribal of this area started tasting the advantages of adopting civilized life. 'Patalkot' is attracting many tourists because of its geographical location, scenic beauty, culture of the people who live here, and the immense and rare herbal wealth.