Borigumma

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Borigumma
town
Borigumma is located in Odisha
Borigumma
Borigumma
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°2′52″N 82°33′13″E / 19.04778°N 82.55361°E / 19.04778; 82.55361Coordinates: 19°2′52″N 82°33′13″E / 19.04778°N 82.55361°E / 19.04778; 82.55361
Country  India
State Odisha
District Koraput
Elevation 588 m (1,929 ft)
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 764056
Telephone code 06860
Vehicle registration OR-
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Jeypore
Climate Aw (Köppen)

Borigumma is a town in Koraput district of Odisha state of India.

Geography[edit]

It is located at .[1]

Demographics[edit]

The population of the Borigumma is above 20000.

Location[edit]

National Highway 26 and National Highway 201 passes through it.Borigumma is a Junction for the Three Towns Jeypore, Nabarangpur and Kotpad.

Administration[edit]

Borigumma is the largest block of Odisha. In Borigumma Block, there are 30 Gram Panchayats at present.Borigumma is in Koraput District.

According to local residence L.N.Patnaik the name Borigumma derived from two local words "Bori" means a fruit(boro koli) and "Gumma" means high land. According to local old people there used to be a tall boro koli tree in the center of town. The Bhairab Temple at Bhairabsingpur village of Borigumma is a protected monument.[2] Other temples in the area are the Jagannath Temple in the East, the Manikeswari Temple in the South, the Santoshimata Temple in the North, Hanuman Temple, Sriram Temple, Nilakantheswar Temple, Pataleswor Temple, Nilamadhab Temple, Sri Saibaba Temple, Meria Temple, Trinath Temple and Buddha Bhairab Temple.

Colleges[edit]

Bhairaba Mahavidayalaya College

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