Chandikhole

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Chandikhol
Town
Chandikhol is located in Odisha
Chandikhol
Chandikhol
Location in Odisha, India
Chandikhol is located in India
Chandikhol
Chandikhol
Chandikhol (India)
Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictJajpur
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationOD-
Nearest cityJajpur
Websiteodisha.gov.in

Chandikhole is a place in Jajpur district, Odisha, India. The place has been named after Goddess "Chandi" worshipped by late monk Baba Bhairabananda Bramhachari who established the deity of Maa Chandi in one of the adjoining hills of Barunei full of dense forest and ferocious animals in 1932. It is also one of the industrial hubs of Odisha. Chandikhol has been selected for the establishment of one of Strategic Petroleum Reserve (India) location [1].

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It is located in the Jajpur District of Odisha.

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Chandikhole is one of the end points of National Highway 200, the other end being Raipur. National Highway 5 passes through Chandikhole.

Nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar, which is at a distance of about 70 km. It is an extremely strategic location in terms of commerce as it acts as a junction between Kalinganagar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Paradeep.

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