Dhamtari is a city and a district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. The name of this district and city is an abbreviation from 'Dhamma' & 'Tarai'. It was formed and officially declared as a district in the year 1998 after its separation from Raipur, the present-day capital of Chhattisgarh. Dhamtari is a home to the 3.31% of the total population of Chhattisgarh.
Dhamtari rests at an elevation of 1,040 feet above the sea level. A major portion of its land is a fertile plain and is considered as appropriate to grow paddy. The river Mahanadi is the prime source of water here that is utilized for irrigating the paddy fields. The climate of Dhamtari is tropical in nature. The summers in this region are scorching as the average temperatures remain constant between 33°C-42°C. During winters, the weather becomes cold because the average mercury levels range between 8°C-17°C. A sufficient amount of annual rainfall is received by Dhamtari.
Dhamtari offers various must-see places that are visited extensively. One can visit Bilai Mata Temple, Rudreshwar Temple, Sihava, Danteshwari Cave, the banks of river Mahanadi etc.