Gajapati District

Population: 575,880 (2011)

State: Orissa

Language: Oriya

Headquarters: Gajapati


Date of formation: Gajapati District was carved out of Ganjam District on 2nd October 1992.

Area: 4325 square kilometers

Density of population: 133 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 54.29 % - Male: 65.58 %, Female: 43.59 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1042


Boundaries of Gajapati District


North: Kandhamal District, Orissa

South: Andhra Pradesh

East: Ganjam District, Orissa

West: Rayagada District, Orissa


Gajapati District Average Rainfall: 1403.3 mm

Gajapati District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 45 deg C

Gajapati District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 16 deg C





Major Rivers: Mahendratanaya River

Sub Divisions: Paralakhemundi

Tehsils: Paralakhemundi, Udayagiri

Blocks: Paralakhemundi Sadar, Kashinagara, Gumma, Rayagada, Mohana, Udayagiri, Nuagada

Assembly Constituencies: Paralakhemundi, Mohana


Gajapati District Nearby Attractions


1. Taptapani

2. Harabhangi

3. Mahendragiri

4. Paralakhemundi

5. Gandanati Waterfall

6. Chandragiri

7. Jeerango

8. B. N. Palace

9. Adarsh Krushi Farm


Gajapati District Facts: This is the third least populous district in Orissa after Debagarh and Boudh. 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, maize, ragi, arhar, sesamum, mango, citrus, sweet potato


Major Industrial Products: Chemical, engineering products, plastic, rubber, glass, ceramics, textiles


Major Educational Institutions: Jagannath Institute of Technology and Management, Centurion School for Rural Enterprise Management, Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati College


What is Gajapati District Famous For: Cane and bamboo handicraft works


Famous People From Gajapati District: Maharaja Sri K. C. Gajapati Narayan Deb, Kabichandra Gopal Krushna, Aparna Panda, Padmanabha Narayana Deo, Ananta Charan Patra, Dr. Benimadhab Padhi


Gajapati District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012


Places in Gajapati District