Anuppur district is situated in the north-eastern part of Madhya Pradesh, this district came into existence on August 15, 2003 by reorganization of Shahdol district. Anapeppur district has a total area of 3701 sq km, which is 80 km east to west and 70 km from north to south. District Anuppur is surrounded by Korea District (Chhattisgarh) in the east, Shahdol and Umaria districts in the west, Shahdol district in the north and Dindori (M.P.), Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) in the south.
District Anuppur is mainly a hill district. It’s beautiful with a few years and belt of mixed forests. The Narmada River emanates from Amarkantak, situated on the hills of Macalka, which gives a beautiful view to the district. River Son and Jihila also originate from the Macalka hills. The total geographical area of the district is 3701 square kilometers. Boarding district near District Anuppur is Bilaspur, Korea (Chhattisgarh), Shahdol, Umaria and Dindori.
The living standard of tribal is very simple. their houses are made of mud, bamboo sticks, paddy straw and local tiles. Tribal men wear Dhoti, Bandi, Fatohi and head gear. Women wear saree named kaansh saree in the local dialect. The saree is always of body colour. women in tribal community prefer to get their body parts hands, legs and neck encovered with colours, they wear different kinds of ornaments made of bamboo, seeds and metals.