Dhamtari is a municipal corporation and district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India, which is part of the Mahasamund Lok Sabha constituency formed on 6 July 1998.The district is home to 3.13 percent of Chhattisgarh's total population. Dhamtari is in the fertile plains of Chhattisgarh. The district's total area is 2,029 square kilometres (783 sq mi), and it is about 317 meters (1,040 feet) above sea level. It is bordered by the Raipur District to the north, the Kanker and Bastar Districts to the south, the State of Orissa to the east and the Durg and Kankar Districts to the west. The fertility of the land in the Dhamtari District is due to the Mahanadi River and its tributaries (Sendur, Pairy, Sondur, Joan, Kharun, and Shivnath).dhamtari is situated 65 km from capital raipur. Lead deposits exist in the district. Most of the city's workforce is involved in the timber industry or rice or flour milling (Dhamtari has more than 100 rice mills), with the chemical industry also a significant presence. The Ravishankar Sagar Dam irrigates nearly 57,000 hectares (140,000 acres) of land, and is the primary supplier of potable water to the state capital of Raipur and the steel plant at Bhilai. The dam is about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from the district capital. Asia's first siphon dam was built in 1914 at Madamsilli; the Sondhur and Dudhawa Dams are other important works. Dhamtari is serviced by several forms of public transportation, including luxury buses, tempos and auto-rickshaws. The Raipur-Dhamtari narrow-gauge line also provides service to the area. Dhamtari is known for its traditional folk culture. Among the district's points of interest is the Ravishankar Water Dam (also known as the Gangrel Dam), noted for its sunsets. The dam attracts tourists from Chhattisgarh and other states, especially when it overflows during the monsoon. The Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, a popular tourist attraction, is a tiger reserve.
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