List of districts of Odisha

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The state of Odisha is in eastern India.

Odisha, a state on the eastern coast of India, is divided into 30 administrative geographical units called districts.[1][2][3]


A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a District Collector (DC) or Deputy Commissioner in some states (DC). The District Collector is dual-hatted and also holds the title of District Magistrate. As a District Magistrate he or she is responsible for maintaining law and order in that district and as a District Collector responsible for collection the revenue. Generally, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service becomes the DC but occasionally officers belonging to the Odisha Civil Service too get appointed. The DC is assisted by a number of district-level officials belonging to different state government department for administering services to the state.

A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.


Code District Headquarter(s) Population (2001) Area (km²) Density (/km²)
AN Angul Angul 1,139,341 6,347 180
BD Boudh (Bauda) Boudh 373,038 4,289 87
BH Bhadrak Bhadrak 1,332,249 2,788 478
BL Balangir (Balangir) Balangir 1,335,760 6,552 204
BR Bargarh (Baragarh) Bargarh 1,345,601 5,832 231
BW Balasore (Balasore) Balasore 2,023,056 3,706 546
CU Cuttack Cuttack 2,340,686 3,915 598
DE Debagarh (Deogarh) Debagarh 274,095 2,781 99
DH Dhenkanal Dhenkanal 1,065,983 4,597 232
GN Ganjam Chhatrapur 3,136,937 8,033 391
GP Gajapati Paralakhemundi 518,448 3,056 170
JH Jharsuguda Jharsuguda 509,056 2,202 231
JP Jajapur (Jajpur) Jajapur 1,622,868 2,885 563
JS Jagatsinghpur Jagatsinghpur 1,056,556 1,759 601
KH Khordha Bhubaneswar 1,874,405 2,888 649
KJ Kendujhar (Keonjhar) Kendujhar 15,61,990 8,240 188
KL Kalahandi Bhawanipatna 1,334,372 8,197 163
KN Kandhamal Phulbani 647,912 6,004 108
KO Koraput Koraput 1,177,954 8,534 138
KP Kendrapara Kendrapara 1,301,856 2,546 511
ML Malkangiri Malkangiri 480,232 6,115 79
MY Mayurbhanj Baripada 2,221,782 10,418 213
NB Nabarangpur Nabarangapur 1,018,171 5,135 198
NU Nuapada Nuapada 530,524 3,408 156
NY Nayagarh Nayagarh 863,934 3,954 218
PU Puri Puri 1,498,604 3,055 491
RA Rayagada Rayagada 823,019 7,585 109
SA Sambalpur Sambalpur 928,889 6,702 139
SO Subarnapur (Sonepur) Subarnapur 540,659 2,284 237
SU Sundergarh (Sundergarh) Sundargarh 1,829,412 9,942 184


  1. ^ "Districts of Odisha". Official Portal. Bhubaneswar: Government of Odisha. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Districts of Orissa". Retrieved 13 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "List of Districts" (pdf). Retrieved 13 January 2012. 

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