Balimela

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Balimela
ବାଲିମେଳା
City
Balimela is located in Odisha
Balimela
Balimela
Balimela is located in India
Balimela
Balimela
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 18°15′N 82°08′E / 18.25°N 82.13°E / 18.25; 82.13Coordinates: 18°15′N 82°08′E / 18.25°N 82.13°E / 18.25; 82.13
Country  India
State Odisha
District Malkangiri
Government
 • Type democracy
 • Body Notified area Council
Elevation 418 m (1,371 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,500
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OD
Website odisha.gov.in

Balimela is a town and a notified area committee in Malkangiri district in the Indian state of Odisha. It has several tribes and culture is odia. Odia is local language here.

Geography[edit]

Balimela is located at 18°15′N 82°08′E / 18.25°N 82.13°E / 18.25; 82.13.[1] It has an average elevation of 418 metres (1371 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Balimela had a population of 11,500. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Balimela has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 60% of the males and 40% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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