Gondia District

Population: 1322331 (2011)

State: Maharashtra

Language: Marathi

Headquarters: Gondiya


Date of formation: Gondia District was carved out of Bhandara District in 1999.

Area: 5234 square kilometers

Density of population: 253 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 85.41 % - Male: 93.54 %, Female: 77.30 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:996


Boundaries of Gondia District


North: Balaghat District, Madhya Pradesh

South: Chandrapur District, Maharashtra

East: Rajnandgaon District, Chhattisgarh

West: Bhandara District, Maharashtra


Gondia District Average Rainfall: 1197 mm

Gondia District Climate: Gondia District has hot summers and cold winters with an average humidity of 62 percent. South west monsoon winds bring rainfall from June to September.





Major Rivers: Wainganga, Bagh, Chulbandh, Gadhavi, Bavanthadi

Sub Divisions: Gondia, Deori

Taluks: Gondia, Goregaon, Tirora, Arjuni Morgaon, Deori, Amgaon, Salekasa, Sadakarjuni

Assembly Constituencies: Gondiya, Amgaon, Arjuni Morgaon, Tirora

Dams: Itiadhoh, Sirpur, Pujaritola, Kalisara, Bodalkasa, Chorkhamara, Chulbandh, Managarh, Rengebar, Sangrampur, Umarzari, Katangi


Gondia District Nearby Attractions


1. Navegaon National Park

2. Nagzira Wild Life Sanctuary

3. Garmata Devi Temple at Salekasa

4. Conscious Temple at Gayatri Shaktipeeth

5. Ancient Shiva Temple at Nagra

6. Shri Saibaba Temple

7. Shri Chakradhara Swami Temple at Sukli

8. Mandodevi Temple

9. Mahadeo Hill

10. Shri Gurushing Sabha at Railtoli


Gondia District Facts: Gondia is called Rice City as there are more than 250 rice mills there. This is one of the 12 backward districts of Maharashtra that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. NH 6 passes through this district.


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, linseed, jawar, wheat, tur


What is Gondia District Famous For: Rice Mills


Famous People From Gondia District: Politician Khushal Bopche


Gondia Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012


Places in Gondia District