Angul District Map

District Map of Angul

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District Map of Angul Kendujhar Sundargarh Deogarh Sambalpur Baudh Subranapur Nayagarh Kandhamal Cuttack Dhenkanal
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With a total area of 6375 sq km, the Angul district is the central landmark of Odisha. As per census 2001 the district has a total population of 11, 39,341 of which males have a share of 5, 86, 903 and females have 5, 52, 438.

Angul is known for its vast reserves of coal mines that have helped to strengthen the financial base of the state of Orissa. The district supports numerous reputed industries of Indian Aluminium Product Ltd, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, National Aluminium Company (NALCO), Heavy Water Plant, Talcher and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

Angul is blessed with natural scenic beauty. The luxuriant green fields, swift flowing River Mahanadi and the salubrious weather makes Angul an ideal destination for the tourists. Representing the religious fervor of the local indigenous inhabitants of the place, Angul district has several places of religious importance. The Budhi Thakurani is a renowned religious shrine of Angul that draws several devotees who visit the temple to seek divine blessings and eternal happiness. Dedicated to Budha Thakur, this ancient temple represents the tribal form of worshipping the Supreme Being. Another revered religious temple of Angul district is that of Lord Jagannath that bears relics to the rich religious history of Orissa.

Upholding the unique cultural heritage and traditional legacy of the state of Orissa, Angul district is famous for RavanChhaya. The traditional puppet dance of Angul district, RavanChhaya displays the colorful and attractive lifestyle of the native inhabitants of the place.

Angul district is the commercial, industrial, and cultural nerve center of Orissa. Apart from agriculture and animal husbandry, Angul has a flourishing mining industry too.

The district provides proper education services through a number of schools, colleges, technical and medical institutions.

Covered with lush green forests and rocky hills, the district possesses some of the most appealing tourist spots like Angul, Tikarpada and Talcher, Satakosia Gorge, Budhi Thakurani and Lord Jagannath Temple.

class="content_heading">Last Updated on : 8 July 2013