Khandagiri, Odisha, India

Geography | Khordha district | History | Economy | Tehsils | Subdivisions

🇮🇳 Khandagiri, Khordha, Odisha, India.

Khordha is a town and a municipality area in Khordha district in the Indian state of Odisha. 🇮🇳 Bhubaneswar, is the capital of Odisha located within the Khordha district and is only 25 km from Khordha town. Odisha State Highway 1 and National Highway 16 runs via this town.


Geography Khordha is located at an average elevation of 75 m (246 ft). Area of the district is 2,888 square km (1,115 square miles). From climatological point of view, the average annual precipitation over the district is about 1,200–1,400 mm. Moderate temperature prevails over the area throughout the year barring the summer season (March–June), where the maximum temperature even exceeds 45 °C. The average minimum temperature over the district is 9.6 °C.


Khordha district is an administrative division of the state of Odisha, India. It was formed on April 1, 1993, by the division of former Puri District into Puri, Khordha and Nayagarh districts. In the year 2000 the district name was changed to Khordha. The district headquarters is Khordha Town. The capital city of Bhubaneswar is located in this district. Khordha is the most urbanized of all the districts of Odisha.

Khordha Road, the railway station that serves the town, is also the divisional headquarters of the East Coast Railway of the Indian Railways, and contains its own division. Khordha is known for its brass utensils, cottage industries, railway coach manufacturing and cable manufacturing unit and counsumer food manufacturing unit of various MNCs like Coca-cola, Pepsi, Uniliver, ITC etc.


History It was the capital of Odisha from 1568 to 1803. It is also known for its fort, often described as the "last independent fort". The commander who kept it free from British East India Company was), Bakshi Jagabandhu, popularly called 'Paika Bakshi'.

The Savaras tribal group, who are still to be found in the district in some pockets, once heavily populated the area. Khurda came into prominence when the first Rajas of the Khordha dynasty, Ramachandra Deva, made it the capital of his kingdom during the latter part of the 16th century. Khurda suffered repeated onslaughts from Muslim and Maratha cavalry but its royal house retained independence till 1804, when the British East India Company dispossessed Raja of his territory following the Second Anglo-Maratha War.

British government took Odisha under its rule in 1803 but could only include Khurda in 1827. The Paikas of Khurda are known for protesting against the British rule in Odisha.


Economy It is renowned for its brass utensils cottage industries, cable factory, spinning mills, watch repairing factory, railway coach repairing factory, oil industries, Coca-Cola bottling plant and small metal industries, or sms group, Iocl gas bottling plant.


Tehsils 1 Balianta; 2 Balipatna; 3 Banapur; 4 Begunia; 5 Bhubaneswar; 6 Bolagarh; 7 Chilika; 8 Jatni; 9 Khordha; 10 Tangi.


Subdivisions 1 Bhubaneswar: consists of 4 blocks, viz. Balianta, Balipatana, Jatni, Bhubaneswar.; 2 Khurda: consists of 6 blocks, viz. Tangi, Khorda sadara, Banapur, Begunia, Bolgarh and Chilika.


Khandagiri has a population of over 120,204 people. Khandagiri also forms part of the wider Khordha District which has a population of over 2,251,673 people. For the location of Khandagiri see: Khordha.

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Antipodal to Khandagiri is: -94.214,-20.263

Locations Near: Khandagiri 85.786,20.2628

🇮🇳 Bhubaneswar 85.833,20.271 d: 5  

🇮🇳 Bhubaneshwar 85.84,20.27 d: 5.7  

🇮🇳 Khordha 85.62,20.18 d: 19.6  

🇮🇳 Khurda 85.62,20.18 d: 19.6  

🇮🇳 Cuttack 85.896,20.466 d: 25.4  

🇮🇳 Jagatsinghapur 86.17,20.27 d: 40.1  

🇮🇳 Puri 85.831,19.819 d: 49.6  

🇮🇳 Jajpur 86.33,20.85 d: 86.4  

🇮🇳 Angul 85.109,20.765 d: 89.9  

🇮🇳 Bhadrakh 86.5,21.06 d: 115.7  

Antipodal to: Khandagiri -94.214,-20.263

🇵🇪 Callao -77.15,-12.067 d: 17979.7  

🇵🇪 Miraflores -77.033,-12.117 d: 17971.2  

🇵🇪 San Isidro -77.033,-12.083 d: 17969.5  

🇵🇪 San Borja -77.017,-12.1 d: 17968.8  

🇵🇪 Lima -77.033,-12.05 d: 17967.7  

🇵🇪 Rímac -77.017,-12.033 d: 17965.2  

🇵🇪 Villa El Salvador -77,-12.05 d: 17964.5  

🇵🇪 Ancón -77.15,-11.733 d: 17961.6  

🇵🇪 Pisco -76.2,-13.717 d: 17967.7  

🇵🇪 Chimbote -78.583,-9.067 d: 17925.8  

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