Khallikote

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Khallikote
ଖଲ୍ଲିକୋଟ
Town
Khallikote is located in Odisha
Khallikote
Khallikote
Khallikote is located in India
Khallikote
Khallikote
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°37′N 85°05′E / 19.62°N 85.08°E / 19.62; 85.08Coordinates: 19°37′N 85°05′E / 19.62°N 85.08°E / 19.62; 85.08
Country  India
State Odisha
District Ganjam
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,959
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 761030
Telephone code 06810
Vehicle registration OR-07/OD-07

Khallikote (ଖଲ୍ଲିକୋଟ୍) is a town and a Notified Area Council in Ganjam district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Geography[edit]

Khallikote is located at 19°37′N 85°05′E / 19.62°N 85.08°E / 19.62; 85.08.[1] It has an average elevation of 54 m (177 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Khalikote had a population of 10,959. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khalikote has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 55%. In Khalikote, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MLA from Khallikote Assembly Constituency is Purna Chandra Sethy who won the seat in State election in 2014.

Prior to him V.Sugyani Kumari Deo of BJD, who won the seat in State elections in 2004 and also in 2000, in 1995 representing JD, in 1990 representing JD, in 1985 representing JNP and in 1977 representing JNP. Trinath Samantary of INC(I) was MLA from this seat in 1980.[3]

Khallikote is part of Aska (Lok Sabha constituency).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Khalikote
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 71-Khallikote Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2008-09-13. [permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2008-09-13.