Jashipur

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Jashipur
Town
Jashipur is located in Odisha
Jashipur
Jashipur
Location in Orissa, India
Coordinates: 21°58′03″N 86°04′49″E / 21.9675°N 86.0803°E / 21.9675; 86.0803Coordinates: 21°58′03″N 86°04′49″E / 21.9675°N 86.0803°E / 21.9675; 86.0803
Country  India
State Orissa
District Mayurbhanj
Elevation 406 m (1,332 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,195
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 757034
Telephone code 06797-xxxxxx
Vehicle registration OR11-X-XXXX

Jashipur is a town in Mayurbhanj district in the state of Orissa, India. It is an excellent place to stay and tour the Mayurbhanj region, a region with one of the most important wildlife parks of India(Similipal), lush valleys, forest lands and scores of ancient temples.

Geography[edit]

Jashipur is located at [1] It has an average elevation of 406 metres (1332 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jashipur had a population of 14,876. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jashipur has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 67%. In Jashipur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

The colleges in Jashipur include:

Jashipur Junior College.

The schools in Jashipur include:

Jashipur Primary School.

Jashipur Govt High School.

Govt Girls High School.

De Paul School.

DAV Public School.

Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandir.

Transportation[edit]

Regarding road transport, Jashipur witnesses numbers of Luxury A/C bus owners.[citation needed] There is a very good connectivity to Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela and Kolkata from here.

Also wide range of taxis are available for sight seeing and tours.

Simlipal National Park is a national park and a Tiger Reserve situated only 30 km from Jashipur.


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