Kodala

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Kodala
Kodal
city
Kodala is located in Odisha
Kodala
Kodala
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95Coordinates: 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95
Country  India
State Odisha
District Ganjam
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,341
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kodala is a town and a notified area committee in Ganjam district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Geography[edit]

Kodala is located at 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 16 metres (52 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kodala had a population of 12,341. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kodala has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 42%. In Kodala, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MLA from Kodala Assembly Constituency is Niranjan Pradhan of BJD, who won the seat in State elections in 2004. Rama Krushna Pattanaik won this seat as BJD candidate in 2000, as JD in 1995 and 1990, and as JND candidate in 1985 and 1977. Kanhu Charan Naik of INC(I) had won this seat in 1980.[3]

Kodala is part of Aska (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

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