Kantilo

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Kantilo
city
Kantilo is located in Odisha
Kantilo
Kantilo
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°21′N 85°11′E / 20.35°N 85.18°E / 20.35; 85.18Coordinates: 20°21′N 85°11′E / 20.35°N 85.18°E / 20.35; 85.18
Country  India
State Odisha
District Nayagarh
Elevation 65 m (213 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,727
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kantilo is a census town in Nayagarh district in the Indian state of Odisha. Kantilo is 100 km from its state capital Bhubaneswar and 33 km from district headquarters Nayagarh. Kantilo is famous for bell metal utensil, but nowadays it is losing its sheen.[1]

Geography[edit]

Kantilo is located at 20°21′N 85°11′E / 20.35°N 85.18°E / 20.35; 85.18.[2] It has an average elevation of 65 metres (213 feet). Basically a tropical climate is shown here.Temperature varies from 15 °C to 40 °C.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Kantilo had a population of 8728. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kantilo has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 64%. In Kantilo, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Places of interest[edit]

Nearest Tourist Place
Name Famous For
Sidhamula Gokulananda Tourism Center
Sarankul Ladukeswar Temple
Odagaon Raghunath Temple
Dutikeswar Shiv Temple
Dashapalla Kuanria Dam
Ranapur Maninageswari Temple
Satokasia Sanctuary
Baisipalli Sanctuary

Language[edit]

Oriya

References[edit]