|Elevation||66 m (217 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Kamakshyanagar is located at  It has an average elevation of 66 m (217 ft)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Kamakshyanagar had a population of 15,002. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Kamakshyanagar has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 65%. In Kamakshyanagar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
It is said to have derived its name Kamakhyanagar from the deity 'Kamakhya' (the Goddess of Kamakhya Temple Guwahati) which is a shakti temple situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India.
Places of interest
The largest inland lake in Dhenkanal, Dandadhar is spread over 500 square kilometres, which expands significantly during the monsoons. It is 67 km. from Dhenkanal and 30 km from Kamakhyanagar. Dandadhar is the site of an irrigation project on the river Ramial- an ideal place for outing. Blue expanse of sparkling water caged in sun-bathed valley is a thrill to the searching eyes. Dandadhar, overflowing with aquatic fauna, has many islands dotting the water and is a bird watcher's heaven with migratory birds in hundreds of thousands coming for their annual winter visits from as far away as Siberia.
- Govt. Girls High School, Kamakhyanagar.
- S.D. High School, Kamakhyanagar.
- Sri Aravind Purnanga Sikhya Kendra.
- Saraswati Sishu Vidya Mandira.
- Alatuma High School
- Kamakhyanagar College.
- Raghunath Jew High School, Jiridamali
- Akuna Higher Seceondary Co-Aided School, Jiridamali
Current MLA from Kamakhyanagar Assembly Constituency is Prafulla Kumar Mallik of BJD, who won the seat in State elections of 2004. Previous MLAs from this seat were: Brahmananda Biswal of BJD in 2000, Kailash Chandra Mohapatra who won in 1995 as INC and as INC(I) candidate in 1980, and Prasanna Kumar Pattanayak who won as JD candidate in 1990 and as BJP candidate in 1985 and as JNP candidate in 1977 .
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kamakshyanagar
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- "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 120-Kamakhyanagar Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-27.
- "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-27.