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.
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.
Khurda is located between 19° 55′ North to 20 ° 25′ North Latitude and 84 ° 55′ East to 86° 5′ East Longitude.
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How to reach there?
Khurda is well connected with all three, Bus, Rail & Air ways.
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.
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.
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