The district Sundargarh came into existence on January 1, 1948, out of the two ex-states of Gangpur and Bonai.
The district enjoys an annual rainfall of 1,657.1 mm.
Sundargarh is located between 21° 35′ North to 22° 32′ North Latitude and 83° 32′ East to 85° 22′ East Longitude. The district occupies the north-western portion of the state and is the second largest district in the state accounting for 6.23% of the total area. The geographical area of the district is 9712 sq km. It is also the sixth largest district in terms of population. The district is bounded on the north by the Ranchi district of Jharkhand, on the west and north-west by Raigarh district of Chhatisgarh, on the south and south-east by Jharsuguda and Debagarh districts and on the east by the Singhbhum district of Jharkhand and Keonjhar district.
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How to reach there?
Sundargarh is connected with all three, Bus, Rail & Air ways.
Sundargarh does not have a train station, and the nearest station is Hirakud, at a distance of 72 km from Sundargarh.
The district is also very well connected by roadways. Regular bus services are available from all important towns in the State
The nearest Airport is at Bhubaneswar that is located at a distance of 514 km from Sundargarh.
Where to stay?
Although no star hotels are located here, a good number of affordable hotels are available.
Places of Interest