Bhandara is a city and a municipal council in Bhandara district in the state of Maharashtra, India.
It is the second major city in Vidharba a region that is Maharashtra. Bhandara is an agricultural centre for the farmers around its region majorly growing rice. The district speaks regional languages Marathi .The city has the crossing of National Highway No. 6. This place is split between two rivers one is Wainganga and other is Sur Nadhi. The weather is very extreme in all seasons with temperatures in summers as high as 45 degrees Celsius and in winters as cool as 8 degrees Celsius. The city is surrounded by industries like Ashok Leyland, Sunflag steel and Ordinance Factory. The Wainganga is the principal river in the district, and the only stream that does not dry up in the hot weather, its affluent within the district being the Bawanthari, Bagh, Kanhan and Chulbund.
Bhandara is located at 21°10′N 79°39′E / 21.17°N 79.65°E / 21.17; 79.65. It has an average elevation of 244 metres (800 feet).
Fondly called the 'District of Lakes', Bhandara is an important district of Maharashtra. Lying in the north eastern part of the state, Bhandara has total population of 11,35,835 residing over an area of 3716.65 square meters.
Bhandara has a mixed economy with agriculture, industries and forest resources contributing to it. Bhandara is known for its large production of rice.