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Chandrapur City Guide

Chandrapur means the moon city which was earlier known as the "Chanda". The city boasts to be the headquarters of the District Chandrapur. Chandrapur has a lot of ancient temples dedicated to the Goddess Kalikankalini, who is one of the many forms of Goddess Mahakali. Besides Mahakali, there is an Anchaleshwar temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The city lies at the confluence of the Zarpet and Irai rivers. Khandakya Ballal Shah (the Gond Dynasty King) founded this city in thirteenth century. The city of Chandrapur is has rich deposits of minerals like limestone and coal. It is also famous as the “Black Gold City” due to the abundance of coal mines. The city also boasts numerous cement factories in the area. Come lets explore more about the city with Chandrapuronline City-Guide!