LOCATION & GEOGRAPHY

The District, KANDHAMAL came into being on 1st January 1994 by dividing  parent District Phulbani into KANDHAMAL & BOUDH .  KANDHAMAL comprises of

         02    -    Sub-Divisions

         12    -    Tehsils

         12    -    CD Blocks

         02    -    Notified Area Council(NAC)

         153  -    Gram Panchayats

         01    -    Parliamentary Constituency

         03    -    Assembly Constituency

The District (Click here for MAP) is located in the central Orissa (Click for MAP) and bounded by

               Boudh district                       -  North

               Rayadada district                  -  South

               Ganjam & Nayagarh district -  East

               Kalahandi district                 -  West

Lies between :

         Latitude            -         19.34 & 20.50 degree North

         Longitude         -          80.30 & 84.48 degree East

Spreaded Over :

               Geographical area    - 7654 Sq.Kms. (7.14%  of State)

Other Important Parameters of the district :

        Height from Max.Sea Level       -    300 - 1100 mtrs

         Temperature                               -     Max.- 40 to Min.- 5 deg. celcius.

         Avg. Annual Rainfall                    -     1587 m.m.

 

SUB-DIVISION  :  The Kandhamal District has two revenue sub-divisions named (Click here for Map).

 

1.            Khondmals

2.            Balliguda

BLOCK /TAHASIL:        Kandhamal District has been divided into 12 CD-Blocks and those are

Sl.No.

Name of Block/Tahasil

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Census Code.

1

PHULBANI

PHULBANI   -  MAP

0010

2

PHIRINGIA

PHIRINGIA   -  MAP

0020

3

KHAJURIPADA

KHAJURIPADA   -   MAP

0030

4

BALLIGUDA

BALLIGUDA   -  MAP

0070

5

CHAKAPAD

CHAKAPAD   -  MAP

0080

6

DARINGBADI

DARINGBADI   -  MAP

0090

7

G.UDAYGIRI

G.UDEYGIRI   -  MAP

0100

8

KOTAGARH

KOTAGARH   -  MAP

0110

9

K.NUAGAM

K.   NUAGAM  -  MAP

0120

10

RAIKIA

RAIKIA   -  MAP

0130

11

TIKABALI

TIKABALI   -  MAP

0140

12

TUMUDIBANDH

TUMUDIBANDHA   -  MAP

0150

       

N.A.Cs : There are two N.A.Cs in Kandhamal district.

1.        Phulbani                       

 2.        G. Udayagiri

ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCY :

                                                 1.   102- Balliguda (S.T.)   

                                                 2.    103- G. Udayagiri (S.T)      

                                                  3.    104- Phulbani (S.C.)

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