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Nayagarh district
—  District  —
OrissaNayagarh.png
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°06′58″N 85°00′36″E / 20.116, 85.01Coordinates: 20°06′58″N 85°00′36″E / 20.116, 85.01
Country Flag of India.svg India
State Odisha
Headquarters Nayagarh
Government
 • Collector Dr. Mrinalini Darswal
 • Member of Lok Sabha Rudra Madhab Ray
Area
 • Total 3,890 km2 (1,500 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 535,385
 • Density 138/km2 (360/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Oriya, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 752 xxx
Vehicle registration OD-25
Sex ratio 0.994 /
Lok Sabha constituency Kandhamal
Climate Aw (Köppen)
Precipitation 1,449.1 millimetres (57.05 in)
Website nayagarh.nic.in

Nayagarh district is one of the 30 districts of Odisha State in eastern India. It was created in 1995 when the erstwhile Puri District was split into three distinct districts. It is home to the Baisipali Wildlife Sanctuary.

HistoryEdit

Maoist attacksEdit

The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.[1] On 15 February 2008 A number of police facilities across the district came under attack from maoist rebels resulting in the death of 13 police officers and 1 civilian. During the raid the rebels stole a number of weapons.[2] Targets of the attack were the police training school the police armoury and a police station. The fighting lasted about one and a half hours.[3]

GeographyEdit

The District is located towards the west or Puri District surrounded by Cuttack District in the North, Phulbani District in the West, Ganjam District in the South and Khurda District in the East. The district covers an area of 3890 km².

This district is situated in the hilly ranges in the West and its North Eastern parts has formed a small well cultivated fertile valleys intersected by small streams. The river Mahanadi flows in the Eastern boundary. The climate of the District carries a high temperature in hot months and cooler in winter. The headquarters of the district is located in the town of Nayagarh.

DivisionsEdit

BlocksEdit

  1. Bhapur
  2. Daspalla
  3. Gania
  4. Khandapada
  5. Nayagarh
  6. Nuagan
  7. Odagaon
  8. Ranapur

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census Nayagarh district has a population of 962,215,[4] roughly equal to the nation of Fiji[5] or the US state of Montana.[6] This gives it a ranking of 453rd in India (out of a total of 640).[4] The district has a population density of 247 inhabitants per square kilometre (640 /sq mi) .[4] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.3%.[4] Nayagarh has a sex ratio of 916 females for every 1000 males,[4] and a literacy rate of 79.17%.[4]

Visiting placesEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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