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Ampani is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°35′0″N 82°38′0″E / 19.58333°N 82.63333°E / 19.58333; 82.63333Coordinates: 19°35′0″N 82°38′0″E / 19.58333°N 82.63333°E / 19.58333; 82.63333
Country  India
State Odisha
District Kalahandi
Elevation 313 m (1,027 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 4,622
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 766028
Vehicle registration OR-08
Sex ratio 49.2:50.8 /

Ampani is a town in Kalahandi district, Odisha, India and this G.P.(Gram Panchayat) comes under Kokasara tehsil.It is 15 km away from its main town and Block(panchayat samiti) Kokasara.


It is located at 19°35′0″N 82°38′0″E / 19.58333°N 82.63333°E / 19.58333; 82.63333 at an elevation of 313 m from MSL.[1]


According to census of 2001,Ampani had total population of 4,622.In which male and female population were 2275 and 2347 respectively. This town had Total population of SC(Scheduled Cast) was 782 and Total population of ST(Scheduled Tribe) was 2,957.Toal literacy population in Ampani is 1,588.In which literacy population of male was 1,124 and female literacy population is 464.


National Highway 201 passes through Ampani. Nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar and nearest railway station is at is 112 km.distance from kesinga and 76 km from bhawanipatna ampani is border village of Kalahandi and Nabarangpur district.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Ampani Hills[2]
  • Ampani Temple
  • Ambapani Sanctuary

Ampani Hills in Kalahandi offers eye feasting views of the panoramic surroundings in a cool and pleasant environment. The scenic Ampani hills showcase amazing views of the nature. The lush green landscapes and the breathtaking undulated hilly terrains attract the nature lovers and adventurous tourists to Kalahandi. The imposing valley Haladigundi in the ranges of Ampani hill displays mesmerizing views of reflected sun rays. The hill houses many species of rare flora and fauna. Spotted dear can be spotted abundantly in this hilly terrain. Picturesque Ampani hill is the best option to spend days in a natural setting. The region is spectacular for natural walks and trekking.


Dussehra of its presiding deity Sri Budharaja is been a huge celebration in the town is known as Ampani Dushara in Kalahandi District.


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