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Mayurbhanj District :: Introduction

             Mayurbhanj was an important kingdom of Orissa even after independence. This kingdom got merged with Orissa and got the recognition of of a district on 1st January 1949. This is the largest district of Orissa in terms of area and area under forest. Mayurbhanj is a heavenly place covered with river Budhabalanga, waterfall Barehipani and mountain Meghasana. It is also recognized for its irrigation and power project named Sunei. Mayurbhanj district is famous for horn works, stone & clay works, Tussar silk, jute mills and spinning mills.

Important Places

Simillipal : The Simillipal national parks situated at a distance of 60 km from Baripada. It is spread across 2277.07sq. km. area. It is famous for the natural Wildlife sanctuary surrounded by lush green forests, springs,Mountains, and Waterfall. Tourists visit this sanctuary to watch the tigers, deers, elephants and other animals in their original habitat.

Khitching
: It is the temple of Goddess Chamunda which is situated at a distance of 150 kms from Baripada. This temple is famous for its fineworks on the stone walls of the temple. Monolitheic pillars of Chaulakunj, exacaved size of Biratgarh and the museum are the visiting places.

Mantri : It is situated at a distance of 36 kms from Baripada and Known all over the state for the temple of  " Kikatua Vaidyanath ".

Baripada : It is the Headquarter of the Mayurbhanj District. Ruins of ancient forts and  Jagannath temple are the tourists attractions of  Baripada.

Banthia Jagannath Temple : This temple is situated at Baripada. It was built by the king Sri Srinath Bhanjdeo during 1863 to 1867. Lord Jagannath is worshipped here.

Kichakeswari Temple : This temple is situated at Bahalda which is 16km away from Baripada. Bahalda was the capital of Mayurbhanj kingdom in fourteenth century. Goddess Kichakeswari is worshipped here.

General Information About Mayurbhanj District

Area

10,418Sq.Km.

Forest

4392.13Sq.Km.
Population 22,21,782 Literacy Rate 52.43%
Head quarter Baripada Vidhansabha seats 10
Sub division 4 Villages 3,945
Blocks 26 Grama panchayat 316
Municipality 1 Towns 1
N.A.C 3 Temperature 41.2(Max), 8.4(Min)
Tahasils 7 Rainfall 1533.2mm(Avg)

 

Blocks Tahasils Subdivisions
1. Baripada sadar
2. Rasgobindpur
3. Muguda
4. Suliapada
5. Betanati
6. Kuliana
7. Saraskana
8. Bangiriposi
9. Samkhunta
10. Batasahi
11. Udala
12. Badakhunta
13. Gopabandhunagar
14. Kaptipada
15. Karanjia sadar
16. Guruan
17. Sukuruli
18. Jasipur
19. Thakurmunda
20. Kusumi
21. Bisoi
22. Bijitola
23. Jamada
24. Bahalada
25. Tiringi
26. Rairangpur sadar
1. Baripada
2. Rairangpur
3. Betanati
4. Udala
5. Karanjia
6. Bahalada
7. Rasgobindapur
1. Baripada
2. Rajgangpur
3. Udala

Road map of Mayurbhanj District

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