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). Its population is around 8000. 1 of the famous Shakti Pitha "Sidha Bhairabi Mandir" is located around 5 km away from the village.it has also a very old Railway Station known as Golanthara (GTA) next to Berhampur Railway Station. This railway station was very famous for transporting Betel leaves to Varanasi (UP) and also for transporting scent produced from pandanus flower i.e. Kia phoola to Kanuja (MP).