It is enveloped by Balaghat district (MP) in the north, Gondia in the east, Chandrapur in the south and Nagpur in the west. The district of Bhandara is situated 21.09 North and 79.42 East on the world map. Its area is 3716 sq. kms. The climate is moderate with 1327 mm of annual rainfall.
Bhandara is also known as 'Brass City' as it is the largest brass producing industrial base. The district is also very famous for the Ordnance Factory Estate which is commonly known as Jawaharnagar colony. The Sunflag Iron Steel Company and Shivmangal Ispat Pvt. Ltd. are the major industrial undertakings in Bhandara.
The district is well connected via road and railways. It is linked to Nagpur and Mumbai as; it is located on the Bengal Nagpur railway route.
Tourist Attractions in Bhandara district
Ambagar Fort - Ambagar Fort is located at a distance of about 13 kilometers from Tumsar. Raja Khan Pathan built this fort during 1700 A.D. Raja Raghuji Bhosla later on used this fort as a prison.
Andhalgaon - Andhalgaon also known as Dark Village lies at a distance of about 16 miles from Bhandara. A metalled road connects this village with Mohali. Weaving industry of this village is known far and wide. The kosa cloth is produced here in large quantity.
Chichgad - Chichgad is a village located in Sakoli tehsil. Also known as Tamarind Fort, it is about 2 miles from Sakoli. Bombay Calcutta National Highway keeps the area well -connected.
Collectorate - The building of the Collectorate has 52 beautiful doors. Collectorate because of its doors is also called as Bawan Darwajachi Kacheri.
Apart from the above tourist attractions some of the other places of interest are -
- Gosikhurd Project
- Korambhi Devi
- Pawni KIlla
- Pandey Mahal
- Sangadi Killa
- Shivani Bandh
- Sindhpuri Bodh Vihar
Ranat Bhawar Hotel
Bhandara Korambi Gadegaon Hotels
Last Updated on : 25/04/2013