Khordha

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Khordha
ଖୋର୍ଦ୍ଧା
Town
Khordha is located in Odisha
Khordha
Khordha
Khordha is located in India
Khordha
Khordha
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°11′N 85°37′E / 20.18°N 85.62°E / 20.18; 85.62Coordinates: 20°11′N 85°37′E / 20.18°N 85.62°E / 20.18; 85.62
Country  India
State Odisha
District Khordha
Government
 • Type legislative assembly
 • Body municipal council
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,20,204 [1]
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 752055,752057,752056
Telephone code 06755
Vehicle registration OD-02
Website odisha.gov.in

Khordha(Odia: ଖୋର୍ଦ୍ଧା)is a city and a municipality area in Khordha district in the Indian state of Odisha. Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha, belongs to Khordha district and is only 25 km from Khordha town. Odisha State Highway 1 and National Highway 05 runs via this town.

Geography[edit]

Khordha is located at 20°11′N 85°37′E / 20.18°N 85.62°E / 20.18; 85.62.[2] It has an average elevation of 75 m (246 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Khordha had a population of 39,034. The population of Khordha, as estimated in late 2006([1]), was 42,526.

Notable Personalities[edit]

Politics[edit]

Khordha is part of Bhubaneswar (Lok Sabha constituency).[4] Current MLA from Khordha assembly constituency is Rajendra Kumar Sahoo (BJD Candidate), who had won this seat in 2009 state elections as an independent candidate.[5]

Previous MLAs from this seat were:

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