Sundargarh District Map


District Map of Sundargarh

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District Map of Sundargarh JHARKHAND CHHATTISGARH Jharsuguda Sambalpur Deogarh Angul Kendujhar
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The Sundargarh district occupies a total area of 9,712 sq km. The place is found on the north-western corner of Odisha.

With a population of 18,29,412, the district has a population density of 188 persons per sq km (2001 census). The literacy rate of Sundargarh is 65.22%.

3,36,000 hectares of land is available for cultivation in the district. Being intersected by Brahmani and other rivers, the district is known to have a flourishing industry of textile and other allied sectors.

The district has a quaint picturesque landscape that attracts quite a number of tourists round the year.

Covered with lush green forest areas and inhabited by colorful tribes, Sundargarh is one of the most beautiful districts of Orissa. Sundargarh district of Orissa is also one of the oldest districts of the state. It was formed on the first day of the year 1948.

The geographical location of the district is between North Latitude 21°36' to 22°32' and East Longitude 83°32' to 85°22'. The Sundargarh District is the second largest district in Orissa an area of 9,712 Square Kilometers. The district is densely populated with a population of 18,29,412.

The Sundargarh District was constituted by the merger of two princely states of Bonai and Gangapur. According to historians, the region was once under the rule of South Kosalas. The Maratha Chief Raghuji Bhonsla handed over the area to the British in the beginning of 19th century.

Blessed with rich flora and fauna and the presence of modern industrial towns has made the district a lovely tourism center of the state. Every year thousands of tourists visit the Sundargarh district and enjoy sight seeing tours to the below mentioned places of interest:
  • Chatri Hill - a scenic place with exciting natural beauty
  • Ghogar - a popular picnic spot blessed with picturesque landscapes
  • Darjeeng - another enchanting spot popular with the revelers
  • Khandadhar - one of the highest waterfalls in the country.
  • Mandira - a dam on the river Sankha. Tourists can enjoy boating on the river.
  • Rurkela - a modern town with attractions like the steel plants, zoo and several parks Miriglotah
  • Veda Vyasa - the Shiva temple is a popular pilgrimage center. The place is named after the author of Mahabharata.



Last Updated on : 8 July 2013





     


     

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