Bhandara is a city in Maharashtra, India, serving as the administrative hub of Bhandara Taluka and District. Connected by NH-53 and NH-247, it’s an agricultural center mainly known for rice cultivation. Referred to as the ‘Brass City’ due to its brass industry, and the ‘District of Lakes’ for its numerous lakes, Bhandara is nestled between the Wainganga and Sur rivers. Notable industries include Ashok Leyland, Sunflag Steel, and an ordnance factory. The Norgyaling Tibetan settlement is also located nearby.

Bhandara is renowned for its rice production and brass industry. Tourist attractions include Ambagad Fort, Brahmi, Chinchgad, and Dighori. Marathi is the primary language spoken here, and the city also has a diverse linguistic community.

The city is well-connected by National Highways 53 and 247, with good bus services to Nagpur and Raipur. The Bhandara Road railway station links to major cities like Mumbai, Raipur, Nagpur, and Kolkata.

Though lacking an airport, Bhandara is close to the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur.