Chandrapur city is located on south central region of India in Maharashtra state. Chandrapur has a population of approx 3.75 lakhs. It is about 150 km from Nagpur, which is two and a half hours' journey by rail on Delhi-Madras route via Nagpur. Nearest airport is at Sonegaon (140 km) from the city.
Having Super Thermal Power Station, the largest one in India,
Chandrapur city is enriched with different minerals. Coal, Timbers,
Tendu Leaves and other forest produces are main resources of this
region. Summers are very hot and winters are chilly.
Tadoba National Park and Andhari Tiger Project (45 km away) are the
places of interests around Chandrapur city. Ramala Talav Garden is newly
developed place for all ages, especially for kids. Sri Mahakali Temple,
Jain Temple at Bhadrawati, and Somnath are famous worship places of this
There are nine ancient caves dating back to the eighth century in
Chandrapur. It is believed that the caves were first carved out
somewhere during the 8th century. Buddhist monks later used these caves.
A large number of Buddhist sculptures can be seen engraved in these
Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary
Chaprala Wildlife Sanctuary spreads over an area of 134.78 sq km. The
main attraction of this sanctuary is Giant Indian Squirrels. Best Time
to visit this sanctuary is February to May. Prashand Dham at Chaprala,
Chaprala Temple, and Markanda Temple are not far from this sanctuary.
Nearest railway station is at Ballarpur (70 km) on Delhi Madras main
line, while nearest airport is at Sonegaon Nagpur (243 km) via
Chandrapur. Nearest bus station is at Chandrapur (85 km).
Chandrapur is located in the eastern part of the state of Maharashtra.