What is the main river of Chhattisgarh?

River Mahanadi
River Mahanadi, draining the vast central region of Chhattisgarh state, forms the biggest river system in the state.

Which river is lifeline of Chhattisgarh?

The Indravati is sometimes known as the “lifeline” of the Kalahandi, Nabarangapur, of Odisha & Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, one of the greenest districts in India. Most of the river course is through dense forests of Nabarangapur & Bastar.

How many rivers are there in Chhattisgarh?

RIVER BASIN IN CHHATTISGARH. The State of Chhattisgarh has the geographical area as per GIS about 135,100 Sq km. The State is divided in to five river basins.

Which river originates in the hills of Chhattisgarh?

Shivnath River

Shivnath River Shivanath River
Source Pana aras Hill
• location Rajnandgaon , Chhattisgarh
Mouth Mahanadi
• location Shivrinarayan, Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh

Where the Gopad river flows in Chhattisgarh?

Gopad River is a tributary of Son River. It emerges from the Sonhat Plateau and finally flows into Son river at Bardi (sangrauli district).

Which river is called sorrow of Orissa?

the Mahanadi
In the dry season, however, the river becomes a narrow channel. Before the construction of the Hirakud Dam in 1953, the river used to be called the ‘sorrow of Odisha’ for causing massive floods. The average inflow of the Mahanadi into the Hirakud Dam is 40,773 MCM (million cubic metre).

Which is the smallest district of Chhattisgarh?

Durg district
In the state of Chhattisgarh, Bastar district is the largest in geographically area (39,114 sq km.) whereas Durg district is the smallest (8,537 sq. km.)

Where is the origin of Mahanadi river?

Mahanadi River/Sources

What is the national food of Chhattisgarh?

One of the well known traditional dishes of Chhattisgarh is Iddhar. It is made with ground Urad dal and kochai patta. Both are arranged in alternate layers 2-3 time and then rolled. This roll is then cooked in steam and cut into pieces.

Which language is spoken in Chhattisgarh?

Chhattisgarhi is the most widely spoken language, followed by Hindi; both are official languages of the state. Many of the Gond speak Gondi. Marathi, Urdu, Oriya, Gujarati, and Punjabi are spoken by significant numbers.

Which river is called lifeline of Odisha?

Odisha’s largest river, the Mahanadi is the lifeline of people in the state. The 851-km-long river originates in the Sihawa hills in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari district and flows through 20 of the total 30 districts of Odisha. Around 60% of the state’s population of more than four crore depends on it.

Where does the Karun River start and end?

It originates in the Zagros Mountains of western Iran, on the slopes of 4,221 m (13,848 ft) Zard-Kuh. The river flows south and west through several prominent mountain ridges, and receives additional water from the Vanak on the south bank and the Bazuft on the north. These tributaries add to the catchment of the river above the Karun-4 Dam.

Where does the Khersan River begin and end?

The Khersan flows into an arm of the reservoir from the southeast. The river passes through this reservoir and flows through a narrow canyon, now in a northwest direction, past Izeh, eventually winding into the Sussan Plain.

Where does the Mahanadi River originate in Chhattisgarh?

Northern region of the state includes the Indo-Gangetic Plain where as the southern part comprises of the Godavari river and tributaries. The Mahanadi River originates from the highlands in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. Other than Chhattisgarh, Mahanadi flows through Orissa, Maharashtra and Jharkhand and reaches the Bay of Bengal.

Where does the Karun go in the Persian Gulf?

The Karun continues toward the Persian Gulf, forking into two primary branches on its delta – the Bahmanshir and the Haffar – that join Arvand Roud, emptying into the Persian Gulf.