Bemetara district,Chhattisgarh

Bemetara district is a new district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.

The district was formally inaugurated by the Chief Minister. Raman Singh, on 13 January 2012. Shruti Singh, IAS became the first Collector and District Magistrate. Bemetara has two administrative subdivisions- Bemetara and Saja.

Geography and climate
BEMETARA is located near the centre of a large plain, sometimes referred as the “rice bowl of India”, where hundreds of varieties of rice are grown.The Shivnath River flows to the east of the city of bemetara, and the southern side has dense forests. The Maikal Hills rise on the north-west of Bemetara; on the north, the land rises and merges with the Chota Nagpur Plateau, which extends north-east across Jharkhand state. On the south of Bemetara lies the Deccan Plateau.
Bemetara has a tropical wet and dry climate, temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be extremely hot. The temperature in April–May sometimes rises above 48 °C (118 °F).These summer months also have dry and hot winds. In summers, the temperature can also go up to 50 °C. The city receives about 1,300 millimetres (51 in) of rain, mostly in the monsoon season from late June to early October. Winters last from November to January and are mild, although lows can fall to 5 °C (41 °F).
Attractions around Bemetara

  • Kanha National Park
  • Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Amarkantak
  • Bhoramdeo Temple
  • Dongargarh
  • Ratanpur Mahamaya Temple
  • Sirpur
  • Champaran
  • Rajim
  • Chitrakot Falls
  • Indravati National Park
  • Kanger Valley National Park
  • Gangrel Dam
  • Murrum Silli Dam
  • Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Jatmai-Ghatarani Waterfalls
  • Kaivalya Dham Jain Temple
  • Bhilai Steel Plant
  • Purkhautin Muktangan Raipur
  • Dudadhari math Raipur
  • Shri Shami Ganesh Temple, NAvagarh