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Nawarangapur District :: Introduction

              It is one of the newly born districts of Orissa. This district is inhabited by aborigines, forests, natural resources and cultivable land. This district is famous for its contribution towards the national freedom movement of our country. Indravati river and irrigation & power project is one of the important places of this district.

................Kelia, Papadahandi, Podagarh and Umerkote are some of the visiting places of this district.

Important Places

Sri Nilakantheswar Temple : This famous temple is situated at Papadahandi. This temple is built in the artistic style of the famous Lingaraj temple of Bhubaneswar. This temple has some Buddhist religion statues in it.

Pendrani Temple : Maa Pendrani temple is situated in Umarkot. This temple was built by king Chaitanya Dev. Maa Pendrani is the most worshipped goddess of Koraput, Kalahandi and Bolangir.

Kelia Mahadev Temple : This temple is situated on a hill named as Kelia in Debgaon tahsil. This is one of the most famous Lord Shiva temples of Orissa.

General Information About Nawarangpur District

Area

5,294 Sq.Km.

Forest

2462.73Sq.Km.
Population 10,18,171 Literacy Rate 34.26%
Head quarter Nawarangpur Vidhasabha seats 4
Sub division 1 Villages 897
Blocks 10 Grama panchayat 148
Municipality 1 Towns 2
N.A.C 1 Rainfall 1303.2mm(Avg)
Tahasils 4 2 2

 

Blocks Tahasils Subdivisions
1. Nawarngpur sadar
2. Umarkot
3. Raigarh
4. Chandahandi
5. Papadahandi
6. Dabugaon
7. Jharigaon
8. Tentulikhunti
9. Kosagumuda
10. Nandahandi
1. Nawarangpur
2. Umarkot
3. Kodinga
1. Nawarangpur

Road map of Nawarangpur District

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