Dhenkanal district

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Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal
District
Location in Odisha, India
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°39′N 85°36′E / 20.65°N 85.6°E / 20.65; 85.6Coordinates: 20°39′N 85°36′E / 20.65°N 85.6°E / 20.65; 85.6
Country India
StateOdisha
HeadquartersDhenkanal
Area
 • Total4,452 km2 (1,719 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,192,948
 • Rank18
 • Density268/km2 (690/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialOdia, English
 • Other local languageHo language[1][2]
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
759 xxx
Telephone code6762
Vehicle registrationOR-06 / OD-06
Sex ratio947 /
Literacy79.41%
Lok Sabha constituencyDhenkanal
Vidhan Sabha constituency7
ClimateAw (Köppen)
Precipitation1,421 millimetres (55.9 in)
Websitewww.dhenkanal.nic.in

Dhenkanal District is an administrative division of Odisha, India.

Geography[edit]

Dhenkanal district is one of the centrally located districts in Odisha. It lies between Longitude:85° 58' to 86° 2' East and Latitude:20° 29' to 21° 11' North.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Dhenkanal district has a population of 1,192,948,[3] roughly equal to the nation of Timor-Leste[4] or the US state of Rhode Island.[5] This gives it a ranking of 400th in India (out of a total of 640).[3] The district has a population density of 268 inhabitants per square kilometre (690/sq mi) .[3] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 11.82%.[3] Dhenkanal has a sex ratio of 947 females for every 1000 males,[3] and a literacy rate of 79.41%.[3]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 96.17% of the population in the district spoke Odia, 1.20% Munda, 0.91% Santali and 0.48% Juang as their first language.[6]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901292,497—    
1911302,120+0.32%
1921263,405−1.36%
1931324,991+2.12%
1941379,327+1.56%
1951429,097+1.24%
1961526,520+2.07%
1971665,377+2.37%
1981797,053+1.82%
1991947,870+1.75%
20011,066,878+1.19%
20111,192,811+1.12%
source:[7]

Noted persons from Dhenkanal district[edit]

Education[edit]

Dhenkanal is home to the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, the only institute in Odisha for the study of journalism and mass communication.

Other colleges and schools, universities, and institutes include:

Politics[edit]

Vidhan sabha constituencies[edit]

Dhenkanal has four Vidhan sabha constituencies within the Dhenkanal parliamentary (Lok Sabha) constituency.[31][32] of Dhenkanal district and the elected members[33] of that area

No. Constituency Reservation Extent of the Assembly Constituency (Blocks) Member of 14th Assembly Party
55 Dhenkanal None Dhenkanal (M), Gondia, Dhenkanal (part) Nabin Nanda BJD*
56 Hindol SC Hindol, Odapada Smt. Anjali Behera BJD
57 Kamakhyanagar None Kamakhyanagar (NAC), Bhuban (NAC), Bhuban, Kamakhyanagar (part), Dhenkanal (part) Prafulla Kumar Mallik BJD
58 Parjanga None Parjanga, Kankadahad, Kamakhyanagar (part) Nrushingha Sahu BJD

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