Khurda

Khurda

History
The District Khurda came into existence on April 1, 1993. The district occupies a unique place in history as it was the last kingdom to be conquered by the British in 1803. The temple city of Bhubaneswar, the State Capital of Odisha is in this district.

Climate
The climate of this district is much influenced by its proximity from the Bay of Bengal and the presence of the Chilika Lake. The district enjoys an annual rainfall of 1408 mm and has a maximum and minimum temperature of 42.2 ° Celsius and 11.1 ° Celsius respectively.

Geographical Location
Khurda is located between 19° 55′ North to 20 ° 25′ North Latitude and 84 ° 55′ East to 86° 5′ East Longitude.

POPULATION BY SEX & CASTE
Place of Residence Sex Population Scheduled Castes Scheduled Tribes OBC/ General
Total Persons 1,877,395 254,251 97,186 1,525,958
Male 986,886 130,703 50,431 805,752
Female 890,509 123,548 46,755 720,206
Rural Persons 1,071,689 179,088 64,925 827,676
Male 543,490 90,576 32,923 419,991
Female 528,199 88,512 32,002 407,685
Urban Persons 805,706 75,163 32,261 698,282
Male 443,396 40,127 17,508 385,761
Female 362,310 35,036 14,753 312,521

How to reach there?
Khurda is well connected with all three, Bus, Rail & Air ways.

Railways
Khurda road is the nearest railway junction from the district headquarter town Khurda that is located at a distance of 12 km. Bhubaneswar railway station is located at a distance of 30 km.

Roadways
The district is also very well connected by roadways. Regular bus service is available from all the major towns of the State to reach Khurda which is on the NH-5.

Airways
The nearest Airport is at Bhubaneswar that is located at a distance of 30 km.

Where to stay?
Major accommodation facilities are available at Khurda. A large number of good hotels are also available at many places of the district.

Places of Interest