Angul District

Population: 1,648,574 (2011)

State: Orissa

Language: Oriya

Headquarters: Angul


Date of formation: Angul District was carved out of Dhenkanal District on 1st April 1993.

Area: 6575 square kilometers

Density of population: 251 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 65.50 % - Male: 77.08 %, Female: 53.77 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:983


Boundaries of Angul District


North: Deogarh District, Orissa

North West and West: Sambalpur District, Orissa

North East: Kendujhar District, Orissa

South: Cuttack District and Nayagarh District, Orissa

South East: Dhenkanal District, Orissa

South West: Boudh District, Orissa


Angul District Average Rainfall: 1374.28 mm

Angul District Average Temperature in Summer: 30.54 deg C

Angul District Average Temperature in Winter: 19.32 deg C





Major Rivers: River Mahanadi, River Bramhani, Tikara, Lingara, Singada, Bauli, Nandira, Aaunli, Matelia, Badajora, Matala, Madala

Sub Divisions: Angul, Athmallik, Talcher, Palalahada

Tehsils: Angul, Athamalik, Talcher, Pallahada, Chhendipada

Blocks: Angul Sadar, Athamalik Sadar, Chhendipada, Talcher Sadar, Pallahada Sadar, Banarpal, Kishorenagar, Kaniha

Assembly Constituencies: Palla Hara, Talcher, Angul, Chhendipada, Athamallik

Hills: Mandara Giri, Khala Amba, Sumitra, Esrada, Sarisua, Kalapata, Tangari, Jharana, Salami, Kukuta Ghat, Sorisapal Ghat


Angul District Nearby Attractions


1. Baranpal

2. Bhimkund

3. Binikei

4. Bulajhara

5. Deulajhari

6. Handapa-Patrapada

7. Hingula Pitha

8. Khuludi

9. Rengali

10. Talcher

11. Tikarapara


Angul District Facts: An Aluminum factory is situated in NALCO Nagar. The ranger’s training and police training colleges are located here. This is the hottest district in India with temperature reaching even up to 50 degree Celsius. NH 55 passes through this district.   


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, wheat, oilseeds, groundnut, til, sunflower, sugarcane


Major Sectors: Coal mines, thermal power project plant, fertilizer factory, heavy water project


Major Industries: National Aluminum Company, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, National Thermal Power Corporation, Jindal Steel and Power Limited, Indian Aluminum Products Ltd, Bhusan Steels Ltd, BRG Ltd.


What is Angul District Famous For: Mandaragiri mountains


Best Time To Visit: October to December


Angul District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012


Places in Angul District