Koraput District

Population: 1,376,934 (2011)

State: Orissa

Language: Oriya

Headquarters: Koraput

 

Date of Formation: Koraput District became a part of Orissa state on 1st April 1936.

Area: 8807 square kilometers

Density of Population: 156 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 49.87 % - Male: 61.29 %, Female: 38.92 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1031

 

Boundaries of Koraput District

 

North: Nabarangpur District, Kalahandi District and Rayagada District, Orissa

South and East: Andhra Pradesh

West: Andhra Pradesh

South West: Malkangiri District, Orissa

 

Koraput District Average Rainfall: 1334.6 mm

Koraput District Average Temperature in Summer: 30.41 deg C

Koraput District Average Temperature in Winter: 20.29 deg C

 

KORAPUT DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Machhakunda River, Bansadhara River, Kolab River

Sub Divisions: Koraput, Jaypur

Tehsils: Koraput, Nandapur, Boriguma, Jaypur, Kotpad, Machakunda

Blocks: Jeypore Sadar, Kundura, Kotpad, Boriguma, Pattangi, Nandapur, Laxmipur, Semiliguda, Baipariguda, Lambatraput, Narayan Patna, Dasamantapur, Koraput Sadar

Assembly Constituencies: Laxmipur, Kotpad, Jeypore, Koraput, Pottangi

Waterfalls: Duduma, Bagra, Khandahati

 

Koraput District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Jeypore

2. Duduma Waterfall

3. Bagra

4. Gupteswar Shiv Temple

5. Nandapur

6. Deomali Hill

7. Bariniput

8. Batisnhasana and Ganesh Temple

9. Sabara Srikhetra

 

Koraput District Facts: It is one of the 19 most backward regions of Orissa that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program.      

 

Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, finger millet, maize, niger, arhar, sugarcane, mango, brinjal, cashew nut, sweet potato, turmeric

 

Major Industries: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, NALCO, BILT Jeypore, Kolab Hydroelectric Power Station, Machkund Hydroelectric Power Station

 

What is Koraput District Famous For: Jagannath Temple also known as Sabara Srihetra

 

Koraput District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012

 

Places in Koraput District

 
 
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