Bhandara is an administrative district of state Maharashtra in India. The district headquarters are located at Bhandara.
Geography of Bhandara
Bhandara district has an area of 3965 sq. m. area. Bhandara district is encircled by Balaghat district (M.P.) in north side, Gondia in east side, Chandrapur in South side, and Nagpur in the West side.
Main Rivers : Wainganga, Bawanthadi, Ambagad, Bodalkasa are the main rivers of this district.
Hills in Bhandara District
Latitude of Bhandara city : 21.17Â° N
Longitude of Bhandara city : 79.65Â° degree East
About Bhandara District
In 1821 Bhandara district was formed . On 1 May 1999, the erstwhile Bhandara district was bifurcated and a new district, Gondia came in to existence. Bhandara is also known as 'Brass City' as it is the largest brass producing industrial base.Sunflag Iron Steel Company, Shivmangal Ispat Pvt. Ltd.are the major industrial undertakings in Bhandara.
Dandar, a folk art, occupies an important place in Bhandara District.
Minerals in Bhandara District
Manganese, Coal, Dolomite, White clay/yellow ochre/Red ochre, Sand (stowing), Quartz Quartzite, Minerals found in this district.
Sub-division in Bhandara District
In Bhandara District there is 2 sub division
Tahsils in Bhandara District
Bhandara District divide into 7 tahsils or talukas
Railway Station in Bhandara District
Bhandara Road Railway Station
Bus Station in Bhandara District
Bhandara Bus Station
Lakhani Bus Station
Sakoli Bus Station
Pawni Bus Station
Tumsar Bus Station
Tourist Place in Bhandara District
SINDHPURI BODH VIHAR
Colleges in Bhandara District
Bhandara College of Education
C.J. Patel College,
Jay Ustad ganj College of Physical Education
M.B. Patel College
MANOHARBHAI PATEL ARTS & COMMERCE COLLEGE
N.J. Patel Arts & Commerce
Athawale College of Social Work
Athwale College of Social Work
Pragati Mahila Arts & Commerce
Puja College of Physical Education
Rajiv Gandhi College of Social Work
S.M. Mor College
Saket College of Physical Education
Smt. R. Manoharbhai Patel Mahila Arts College
Vainganga College of Physical Education
Yashwantrao Chavan Arts & Com. College
College of Physical Education
Gopikatai Bhure College Arts & Commerce
Govt. College of Education
Harish More College of Physical education
J.M. Patel College
Jagat Hariharbhai College of Physical Education, Gondia
Industries in Bhandara District
M/s Rajnandgaon Oil Pvt Ltd
M/s Maharashtra Metal products Pvt Ltd
M/s Universal Ferro & Allied chemical Ltd
M/s Ordinance Factory
M/s Uniferro International Ltd
M/s Wainganga Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana
M/s Amar Alcoholic Pvt.Ltd
M/s Manganese ore India Ltd
M/s Sunflag Iron & Steel Industries Ltd
M/s Ellora Paper mill
M/s Hindustan Composite
In Bhandara District some other industries are Beedi-making, handloom, woodcutting, purification of manganese.
Major Crops of Bhandara District
Kharif Bhat, Kharif Jawari, Cotton, Sugarcane, Galit Dhanya, Soyabean, Til, Urid, Mug, Tur are the main crops of this district..