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Koraput District :: Introduction

              Some major rivers of Orissa pass through the district Koraput like Machhakunda, Bansadhara and Kolab. This district is also bestowed with waterfalls like Duduma, Bagra and Khandahati. It also contains the largest mountain of Orissa, called Deomali along with chandragiri mountain.Koraput  district is famous for the important places like Jeypur, Duduma, Bagra, Sunabeda Mig factory.

Important Places

Jeypore : It is located at a distance of 21 kms from Koraput. Ruins of old palaces is the importance of this place. Darbar hall in the palace has good collection of Antique in ivory, silver, sandalwood, rosewood, gold and paintings.

Duduma : It is situated at a distance of 65 kms from Jeypore. The magnificient waterfall is regarded as the famous Machhyatirtha.

Bagra : It is situated at a distance of 9 km from Jeypore. Three waterfalls of Kolab river at Bagra starting from Kilkura or the 300feet plato jump over one another with great speed from a height of 30 feet.

Sunabeda : It is a modern township and famous for the MIG fighter plane factory. It is situated at a distance of 20km from Koraput.

Gupteswar : Situated at a distance of 65km from Jeypore, Gupteswar cave is famous for the shrine of Lord Gupteswar (Shiva). The captivating natural scenery of this place attracts the pilgrims.

Nandapur : Situated at a distance of 5kms from Koraput, Nandapur was the ancient capital of Jeypore Kingdom. The great image of Ganapati and throne with 32steps are the main attractions of this place.

General Information About Koraput District

Area

8,379 Sq.Km.

Forest

1170.59Sq.Km.
Population 11,80,637 Literacy Rate 36.20%
Head quarter Koraput Vidhansabha seats 4
Sub division 2 Villages 2028
Blocks 14 Grama panchayat 226
Municipality 1 Towns 4
N.A.C 3 Rainfall 1522mm(Avg)
Tahasils 6 4 4

 

Blocks Tahasils Subdivisions
1. Jeypore sadar
2. Kundura
3. Kotapada
4. Boriguma
5. Pattangi
6. Nandapur
7. Laxmipur
8. Similiguda
9. Baipariguda
10. Lambatraput
11. Narayanpatana
12. Dashmantpur
13. Koraput Sadar
1. Koraput
2. Nandapur
3. Boriguma
4. Jayapur
5. Kotapada
6. Machhakunda
 

Road map of Koraput District

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