Kondagaon is a taluk in Bastar district in Chattisgarh. It is situated 60 km away from the district headquarters Jagdalpur and 214 km away from the state capital Raipur. Kondagaon is surrounded by taluks of Pharasgaon and Baderajpur on the north, Makdi on the east and Narayanpur on the west. It consists of 310 villages and 83 panchayats. Umarkote, Jagdalpur, Kanker are some of the neighbouring cities to Kondagaon. It is well known for timber mills.
Places to Stay
There are not many good hotels in Kondagaon. Some of the accommodation options in Jagdalpur are Hotel Shraddha Suman (Tariff – Rs. 800), Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1470) and Atithi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400).
Oriya and Hindi are the main languages spoken in Kondagaon.
Bastar Lokotsav, Madai, Bastar Dussehra and Teeja are some of the main festivals celebrated by all the villages in Jagdalpur district.
Places of Interest
Danteshwar Temple (situated 82 km away from Jagdalpur) and several temples in Barsoor (situated 75 km) are great places to visit.
How to Get There
Kondagaon has no airports. The nearest is the Raipur Airport 197 km away.
The nearest major railway station to Kondagaon is Durg Railway Station which is at a distance of 203 km.
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