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Bangomunda is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°20′37″N 82°54′35″E / 20.34361°N 82.90972°E / 20.34361; 82.90972Coordinates: 20°20′37″N 82°54′35″E / 20.34361°N 82.90972°E / 20.34361; 82.90972
Country  India
State Odisha
District Balangir
 • Body Block Gram Panchayat Tehsil
 • Sarpanch Chandrabati Jain
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
 • Density 251/km2 (650/sq mi)
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 767040
Telephone code 06657
Vehicle registration OD-03
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Kantabanji
Lok Sabha constituency Balangir
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kantabanji
Civic agency Block Gram Panchayat Tehsil
Climate Tropical monsoon (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature 40 °C (104 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Bangomunda a taluk located at about 95 km from the Balangir-Patnagarh road [1] in Titlagarh sub-division of Bolangir district, Odisha, India, has immense historical and archeological importance.[2][citation needed] Bangomunda is the new name of 'Banganmura' which means Brinjal Firm. The town is famous for its cultural activities.[citation needed]

Places of interest[edit]

Ranipur-Jharial, a famous tourist place in Odisha is just 7 K.M. from Bangomunda, is also known as Somatirtha.[3] Durga Mandir, situated in the bank of village's pond, is a historical place, and a famous temple in this locality.

Durga Mandir


The people of Bangomunda celebrate most of the festivals of Odisha like Rath Yatra Durga Puja, Diwali, Kumar Purnima or Gaja Laxmi Puja, Manabasa Gurubar, Sabitri brata, Makar Sankranti, Bishuba/Pana Sankranti, Dola Purnima or Holi, Gamha Purnima or Rakshya Bandhan, Kartik Purnima, Nabanna or Nuakhai,Pua jiuntia, Bhai jiuntia, Janmastami, Ram Navami, Saraswati Puja, and Ganesh Puja. The primary festival, however, is Nuakhai.

Temple Of Primary Deity of Village

Some festivals are unique to the place, like Chatar Jatra, Kansa Badha, Dhanu Yatra, Navratri Durgapuja, which[which?] is celebrated for 9 days. Bhai jiuntia is being celebrated during this time on astami tithi. In "Bhai jiuntia" sisters pray for their brothers' long life and tie a thread called "Jiuntia". Nuakhai is also an important festival which is celebrated on Panchami tithi of Bhadraba sukla pakshya.


Earlier people were not interested in education but nowadays as the education is getting high value people are much interested in educating their children.There are Government schools in town for primary as well as secondary education,C.M. High School is for study of class 8th to 10th [4] and Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir and Akhil Bharatiya English Medium School is there for primary schools in private sectors.Panchayat Samiti college is also there for College education but limited to Arts only.[5] Many of students are reading outside state also for higher education,few are studying in abroad also .

Public transport[edit]

The town is in center point of three commercial hub of Odisha.Public transport is not better here as only bus facility is available from here,for train journey one have to go to nearest station Kantabanji which is just 16 K.M. away from here.Raipur is the nearest aerodrome .

See also[edit]

Durga Puja
Independence day celebration in town field


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