Nabarangpur

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Nabarangpur
city
Nabarangpur is located in Odisha
Nabarangpur
Nabarangpur
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°14′N 82°33′E / 19.23°N 82.55°E / 19.23; 82.55Coordinates: 19°14′N 82°33′E / 19.23°N 82.55°E / 19.23; 82.55
Country  India
State Odisha
District Nabarangpur
Area
 • Total 5,294.5 km2 (2,044.2 sq mi)
Elevation 557 m (1,827 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,220,946
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 764059
Telephone code 06858

Nabarangpur(Oriya: ନବରଙ୍ଗପୁର), also known as Nabarangapur or Nowrangpur, is a city and a municipality in Nabarangapur district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is the headquarters of Nabarangpur district. Nabarangpur district is situated at 19.14’ latitude and 82.32’ longitude at an average. There 3 Post offices in this town. One MDG near bustand with facilities for IMTs, E-Payment Speed post, etc. Totally computrised one. elevation of 1,876 feet above sea level. The old girder bridge over the Indravati River was recently replaced with a new one.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census, Nabarangapur had a population of 12,20,946. Males constitute 49.53% of the population and 50.47% are females.

Education[edit]

Raja Chaitanya Dev high school is the oldest school in Nabarangpur for boys. It is near Nabarangpur Mosque in Pathan street. It was established in 1934. The School operates under Board of Secondary Education-Orissa.

Politics[edit]

Habibulla Khan of INC was elected MLA from Nobarangpur Assembly Constituency in 2004, 2000, 1995, 1990, 1985, 1980 and 1977. He represented INC(I) in the 1980 elections. The current MLA is Monohar Randhari of Biju Janata Dal who was elected in 2009 Another local politician was Sadashiv Tripathy former CM of Odisha [1]

Religious Places[edit]

  • Maa Bhandar Gharani Temple(On NH 201)
  • Lord Jagannath Temple(On NH 201)
  • Nabarangpur Mosque(Near Gandhi Chhak)
  • Church(Near Nowrangpur Police Station)
  • Bada Shiva Mandira:Shiva Temple(Near Municipal high school)

Transportation[edit]

It is connected to almost all major cities and towns by road. Although it is not covered by railway line it has a counter for online booking near private bus stand. It is linked with bus services with major cities like Visakapatnam, Raipur, Jagdalpur, Bhubneswar, Brahamapur, Cuttack, Bhabanipatna.

>Ramesh Majhi gears bats for Railways in Nabarangpur-Malkangiri [1]

>Nearest Railway station :Jeypore,(Umuri railway Station)(45 k.m), Raipur(320k.m)

>Nearest Airport : Visakapatnam (260 k.m), Raipur(320 k.m), Bhubaneswar(537k.m)

Nowrangpur is part of Nowrangpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[2]

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