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Golanthara is located in Odisha
Location in Orissa, India
Coordinates: 19°13′N 84°45′E / 19.22°N 84.75°E / 19.22; 84.75Coordinates: 19°13′N 84°45′E / 19.22°N 84.75°E / 19.22; 84.75
Country  India
State Orissa
District Ganjam
Elevation 64 m (210 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,023
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 761008
Telephone code 0680

Golanthara is one of the largest villages located in the southern part of Ganjam District of Odisha. It's known as an educational hub, located within 10 km proximity of the largest City of Southern Odisha Berhampur (Odisha). It's population is around 8000. 1 of the famous Shakti Pitha "Sidha Bhairabi Mandir" is located around 5 km away from the village.

Educational Institutions[edit]

It has many higher education & professional institutions which makes it the technological center of [Ganjam]. The important School & colleges are

  • Gandhi Institute of Industrial Technology(GIIT)
  • Gandhi Academy of Technology & Engineering(GATE)
  • Rahul Institute of Engineering and Technology(RIET)
  • Gandhi Polytechnics(GP)
  • Vignan Institute of Technology And Management(VITAM)
  • Roland Institute of Technology(RIT)
  • National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST).
  • Biswa Nath High & Technical School ( BNH&T School)
  • Anchalika Balika Uchha Vidyalaya
  • Vanishree Vidya Mandira

Financial Institutions[edit]

  • Indian Overease Bank
  • State Bank of India