Khordha District Map

District Map of Khordha

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Covering a total area of 2813 sq km, Khordha is surrounded by Cuttack, Puri, Ganjam and Nayagarh. According to 2001 census, the total population of the district is 18,77,395, which include 9,86,886 males and 8,90,509 females.

Primarily an agrarian district, Khordha is famous for its handloom industry.

A major chunk of the district's income comes from the production and sale of sarees, lungi etc.

Known as the land of Paika Rebellion, the district boasts of some excellent hindu Maths. Atri, Balipatna, Balugaon and Nandan Kanan are the other attractions of Khordha.

Khordha district is surrounded on the North and North-East by Cuttack District, on the West by Nayagarh District, on the South by Puri District, on the South-West by the Ganjam District. The district constitutes of one Municipal Corporation, two Sub-divisions, two Municipalities, six Assembly Constituencies, seven Tahasils, ten Blocks, two Notified Area Councils (NAC) and two Parliamentary Constituencies.

According to 1991 Census, the total population of Khordha is 1502014 which accounts for 4.75 % of the total population of the State of Odisha. Out of the total population 789334 are males and 712680 are females. The rivers flowing through the district are Kusumi, Kuakhai, Malaguni, Bhargavi, Daya, Kusabhadra, Rana, Budunai etc.

Khordha district is a very popular tourist destination of Orissa. Some of the places of interest near Khordha district are Atri, Balipatna, Banamalipur, Sisupal, Kaipadar, Banpur, Kenduli, Barunai Hill, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar, Chandapur, Chilka lake, Balugaon, Dhauli, Hirapur, Jatni, Khurda, Nandan Kanan, Narangarh etc.

Khordha was once the Kingdom of the Kalinga and is thus associated with the history of Kalinga. It is located between 85° 37' 30" East latitude and 19 ° 40' to 20° 25' North longitude. It is situated on the National Highway No 5. and is just 20 Km from the capital city of Bhubaneswar. The Khurda district was formed on 1st April, 1993. It was carved from the erstwhile District of Puri which was divided into Puri, Khurda and Nayagarh. In the year 2000, name of the district was changed to Khordha.

Last Updated on : 8 July 2013