Chandrapur lies on terrain rich in coal deposits and hence it is known as “Black Gold City” and is also called a “Geological Museum” as there is a large variety of rocks as well as commercially valuable minerals and fossils in the area.
This City is a center for coal mining, cement making, paper manufacturing, and ferro alloy manufacturing. This city is a major power generation center of the state.
Apart from an education hub, this district has a Tadoba-Andhari Tiger reserve having the maximum number of tigers population of the state.
Exiting Morva Airport has an airstrip of 950 m length, and the airport is used for non-scheduled flights of VIPs and corporates.