Jharsuguda District

Population: 579,499 (2011)

State: Orissa

Language: Oriya

Headquarters: Jharsuguda


Date of formation: 1st January 1994

Area: 2114 square kilometers

Density of population: 274 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 78.36 % - Male: 86.27 %, Female: 70.05 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:951


Boundaries of Jharsuguda District


North: Sundergarh District, Orissa

South: Sambalpur District and Bargarh District, Orissa

East: Sambalpur District, Orissa

West: Chhattisgarh


Jharsuguda District Average Rainfall: 1216.2 mm

Jharsuguda District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 47.1 deg C

Jharsuguda District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 5.5 deg C





Major Rivers: Ib River

Sub Divisions: Jharsuguda

Tehsils: Jharsuguda, Laxmanpur

Blocks: Jharsuguda Sadar, Laikera, Lakhanpur, Kolabira

Assembly Constituencies: Jharsuguda, Brajrajnagar


Jharsuguda District Nearby Attractions


1. Gujapahar

2. Kuilighugar

3. Pikalghugar

4. Vikramkhol

5. Rock Painting and Lithography of Bikramkhol

6. Ruins of Hill Forts of Ulapgarh

7. Koilighughar Water Fall

8. Shiva Shrine of Mahadebpali

9. Historical Kolabira Fort

10. Lalpathar

11. Chandi Temple at Brajrajnagar


Jharsuguda District Facts: It is one of the 19 most backward regions of Orissa that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program. This district is noted for iron and steel industries and is also rich in coal and other mineral resources.


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, sesame, horse gram, mustard, green gram, mango, banana, citrus, guava


Major Industries: Paper mills, coal mining, iron and steel, cement industry


Major Industrial Units: Aditya Birla Group, Vedanta Alumina Ltd, Reliance Energy, Sterlite Energy Limited, Bhushan Power and Steel Limited, Orissa Power Generation Corporation Ltd


Major Educational Institutions: L. N. College, Women’s College, Jharsuguda Engineering School, Black Diamond School of Engineering, S. M. College, PKSS College, Black Diamond College of Engineering and Technology, DIET Industrial Training Centre, B. N. College, Belpahar College


Festivals: Nuakhai, Bhai Jauntia, Rath Yathra, Ganesh Puja, Durga Puja, Kirtan


What is Jharsuguda District Famous For: 1500 B.C. old cave


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Last Updated : Sunday Jun 10 , 2012


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