Mandla district is located in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is part of the Jabalpur division. It is surrounded by river Narmada on three sides and Narmada river passing through north-west side of Mandla. District is known for its rich cultural and historical heritage. It is home to several tribes, including the Gond, Baiga, and Oraon tribes. One of the major attractions in district is the Kanha National Park, one of the largest and most well-known tiger reserves in India, renowned for its diverse wildlife, including tigers, leopards, sloth bears, and various species of deer and birds. The region is known for the cultivation of crops such as rice, wheat, pulses, and oilseeds. Handicrafts and tribal art are also significant economic activities in the district.
For Administrative purpose Mandla District is subdivided into 6 Tehsils and 9 Development Blocks. There are three major Agricultural Markets- Mandla, Nainpur and Bichhiya .