Chitrakoot is a district located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. In the ancient era, this district was ruled by the Baghelas of Rewa and was a part of Baghelkhand Agency. After the independence, a new district Chhatrapati Shahuji Nagar was carved from Banda district in the year 1997. In the following year, the district was renamed as Chitrakoot.
With an average elevation of 300 feet above the sea level, Chitrakoot spreads across 3,216 sq. kilometers. It has a tropical moderate climate in which the summers are searing and winters are cold. During summers, the average temperatures scale between 30°C-40°C. The temperatures fall down around 10°C during winters. Chitrakoot gets a sufficient amount of rainfall with an annual average of 2500-3000 mm.
Individuals can visit the different tourist attractions in Chitrakoot. The attractions like Ramghat, Hanuman Dhara, Gupt Godavari Caves, Sphatic Shila (Ram Shila), and the local markets etc. lure visitors on a large scale.