Geography

LOCATION

  • District Chitrakoot lies between Lat. 24° 48′ to 25° 12′ N and Lang. 80° 58′ to 81° 34′ E
  • Distance Covered by district from East to West is 62 Km. & North to South is 57.5 Km.
  • District is bounded in the North by Kaushambi, in the South by Satna(M.P.) Rewa (M.P.) , in the East by Allahabad (PrayagRaj), in the West by Banda.
  • District is Linked with Roadways to all adjoining districts of Banda, Allahabad,Satna, Rewa & Kaushambi.

DISTANCE FROM FAMOUS CITIES

Name of Cities Distance (In Km.)
Allahabad(Prayag Raj) 125 Km.
Khajuraho 200 Km.
Varanasi 280 Km.
Delhi 670 Km.
Lucknow 285 Km.
Kanpur 205 Km.

RIVERS

The important rivers of district Chitrakoot are:

  • Yamuna River
  • Mandakini(Paishwani) River
  • Gunta River
  • Bagein River
  • Ohan/Balmiki River
  • Bardaha River

MOUNTAINS

There are many mountains of Vindhyachal Parvat Mala, Main Mountains are as follows :

  • Madfa Pahar : This mountain is situated in Karvi Tehsil
  • Chitrakoot Parvat Mala: KamadGiri, Hanumaan Dhara, Janki Kund, Lakshman pahari,and Devangana are famous Religious mountains.
  • Balmiki Pahar: This mountain is situated at allahabad & Banda National Highway Marg in Karvi Tehsil

BUSINESS

Farming is the main business of District, other businesses are as follows :

  • Stone Crasher
  • Foot Wear Udyog
  • Bidi Udyog
  • Wooden Toys Udyog
  • Murti Udyog

SOIL

There are mainly five types of Soil in the district, which are following as:

  • Kankirili Soil
  • Kabar Soil
  • Balui Soil
  • Rakad Soil
  • Padua Soil

SEASON

  • Winter : This season start from 15th sept. and very healthy season, but in January season is very cold and Temp. is down from 5°c to 0°c.
  • Summer : After 15th March, Temprature is incresed upto 49°c. in May.
  • Rain : In mid of June, Average Rain is 100mm(approx.).

AGRICULTURE

Mostly people are depends on farming, there are three types of crops, which are as follows :

  • Khariff : In this period, Main production of Agriculture goods like Dhan,Urd, Macca, Jawar, Bajra,Til, Moung,Reuncha, Sanva, Kakun etc.
  • Rabi : In this period, Main production of Agriculture goods like Wheet, Channa, Jau, Pease, Mustard etc.
  • Jayad : In this period, Main production of Agriculture goods like Water Melon, Kakri, Musk Melon, Mango, Jamun,Lemon etc.