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Chandrapur is a city partnership in Chandrapur region, Maharashtra state, India. It is the focal point of administration of Chandrapur locale. Chandrapur was a fortification city established by Khandakya Ballal Sah, a Gond ruler of the thirteenth century. The city is arranged at the conversion of the Irai and Zarpat streams. The zone around the city is wealthy in coal creases. Consequently, Chandrapur is known as "dark gold city". The nearby individuals relate the name "Chandrapur" to the words Chandra the moon and pur a settlement after a legend.
Researchers see the name as a subordinate of "Indupur" city of the moon which remained close to the Jharpat in the Treta Yuga. Chandrapur is nicknamed the "dark gold city" after adjacent coal mining. Chandrapur lies at the conjunction of the Erai and Zarpat streams. The Erai River has a background marked by flooding. Surge marks are seen on the dividers of the city. In the north of the city, a dam is developed on the stream Erai, having the limit of 207 million cubic meters.
The Gaontideo Nala starts from the uplands of the Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station. The Macchhi Nala begins from uplands of Central Forest Rangers College. Chandrapur lies on landscape wealthy in coal. Chandrapur is known as a "geographical historical center" as there is an extensive assortment of rocks and also economically important minerals and fossils. Tests of such shakes are gathered at the Suresh Chopane Rock Museum.