Gadchiroli district is an administrative district in Maharashtra, India. The town of Gadchiroli is the administrative headquarters of the district. Gadchiroli District is situated in the southeastern corner of Maharashtra and is bounded by Chandrapur District to the west, Gondia District to the north, Chhattisgarh state to the east, and Telangana state to the south and south-west. Gadchiroli District was created on 26 August 1982 by the separation of Gadchiroli and Sironcha tehsils from Chandrapur District. As of 2011, it is the second least populous district of Maharashtra , after Sindhudurg.