Kanker District is located in the southern region of the state of Chhattisgarh, India
Geography of Kanker
Kanker is surrounded by four districts of chhattisgarh state, named Bastar, Durg, Dhamtar and Rajnandgaon.
Main Rivers : Doodh river, Mahanadi, Hatkul river, sindur river and Turu river are the main rivers of this district.
Latitude of Kanker city : 20.6-20.24 North
Longitude of Kanker city : 80.48-81.48 East
About Kanker District
Kanker District was a part of old Bastar district. In 1999 Kanker received its identity as an independent district.
Culture of Kanker District
Main languages used in this district are Hindi, Chhattisgarhi, Gondi and Halbi. In tribes Maria, Muria, Bhatra, Mahra, Matrigond, Rajgond, Dorla, Chandal, Ghuruva, Dom, Parja, Gadva, Halba, Ganda, Lohar, Andkuri, Kumhar, Kosta, Chamar, Nahar, Naikpod, Kuduk, Kenvat, Dhakad, were important and in other casts Brahmin, Vaishya, Kayasth, Teli, Kalar, Kshtriya, Kunbi, Dhobi, Marathi, Mohammedan, Pathan, Telanga, Orria and Rohilla etc. Wood Craft , Bamboo Crafts contribute heavily to the culture of this district.
Tehsils in Kanker District
Kanker District divide into 7 Tehsils
Blocks in Kanker District
Kanker District there is 8 Blocks
Cities and Towns in Kanker District
Bus Stations in Kanker District
Kanker Bus Station
Tourist Place in Kanker District
The Gadiya Mountain
Temple on Mountain
Malanjhkudum Water fall
Charre-Marre Water fall
Tank on mountain
Industries in Kanker District
Mers. Bauxite India Limited
Main crops of Kanker District
Rice is the main crop of area but wheat, sugar cane, chana, Kodo, Moong, Tilli, bhutta are the other important crops.