Nimapada

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Nimapada
town
Nimapada is located in Odisha
Nimapada
Nimapada
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°04′N 86°01′E / 20.07°N 86.02°E / 20.07; 86.02Coordinates: 20°04′N 86°01′E / 20.07°N 86.02°E / 20.07; 86.02
Country  India
State Odisha
District Puri
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,914
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 752106
Telephone code 06758

Nimapada (also spelt as Nimapara or Nimaparha) is a town and a notified area committee in Puri district on the way to Konark and 40 km from the state capital Bhubaneswar in the Indian state of Odisha.

Geography[edit]

Nimapada is located at 20°04′N 86°01′E / 20.07°N 86.02°E / 20.07; 86.02.[1] It has an average elevation of 8 m (26 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Nimapada had a population of 16,914. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Nimapada has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 72%. In Nimapada, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MLA from Nimapara (Gen) Assembly Constituency is Mr. Sameer Ranjan Dash BJD, who won the seat in State elections in 2009. Previous MLAs from this seat were Baidhar Mullick of BJP on 2000 and 2004, Rabindra Kumar Sethy of INC in 1995 and 1985 and 1980 (in 1980, he represented INC(I)), Benudhara Sethy of JD in 1990, Govind Chandra Sethi of JNP in 1977.[3]

Nimapara is part of Jagatsinghpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

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