Chhattisgarh is a beautiful state with a unique tribal heritage. The natural splendor, rich repository of minerals as well as booming industries augment the state's tourism potential. Among the numerous cities and towns of Chhattisgarh, Patan holds a special place.

The pretty as a picture town is worth an artist's pencil. Patan also serves as a nagar panchayat in Chhattisgarh's Durg district. The little town spans across the latitudinal parallel of 21°03' North and the longitudinal meridian of 81°53' East and is perched at an elevation of 280 meters above sea level.

The 2001 Census has recorded a net population of 8698 in the district. The population is more or less balanced with the male dominating the populace with a 51% majority and the female closely follow at 49%. Patan also records a commendable literacy rate of 68% , which is again led by the men who have an exemplary 77% literacy figure. Nearly 14% of the population are toddlers who are below the age of 6 years.

Apart from the panoramic vistas and magnetic charm of the tranquil premises of Patan, there are several other exquisite locales in the vicinity that make the sojourn more enjoyable and fruitful. Tourism is one of Durg District's core revenue generating sectors. The nearby Bhilai steel plant, the stunning Matribagh gardens that sprawls across lush green acres of land, the revered shrines of Deobalod Shiv Mandir, the picturesque Tandula and Kharkhara dams, the majestic splendor of the Dhamdha and Balod palaces and the Jain temples of Nagarpura.

Patan with its unique tribal culture, traditional folklore, spellbinding natural rhapsodies and burgeoning industries as an unique amalgam of the urban and the traditional and promises tourists an unforgettable tour.

Last Updated on : 29th March 2013

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