Kodala

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Kodala

Kodala
City
Kodala is located in Odisha
Kodala
Kodala
Location in Odisha, India
Kodala is located in India
Kodala
Kodala
Kodala (India)
Coordinates: 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95Coordinates: 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictGanjam
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total12,341
Languages
 • OfficialOriya
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
761032
Telephone code06810
Vehicle registration
  • OR-07
  • OD-07
Websiteodisha.gov.in

Kodala is a town and a Notified Area Council in Ganjam District in the Indian State of Odisha.

Geography[edit]

Kodala is located at 19°38′N 84°57′E / 19.63°N 84.95°E / 19.63; 84.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 16 metres (52 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kodala had a population of 12,341. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kodala has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 42%. In Kodala, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MAL V Sugyanikumar Deo 2014-2019 MLA from Kodala Assembly Constituency is Niranjan Pradhan of BJD, who won the seat in State elections in 2004. Rama Krushna Pattanaik won this seat as BJD candidate in 2000, as JD in 1995 and 1990, and as JND candidate in 1985 and 1977. Kanhu Charan Naik of INC(I) had won this seat in 1980.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kodala
  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 70-Kodala Constituency of Odisha". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 September 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Assembly Constituencies - Corresponding Districts and Parliamentary Constituencies of Odisha" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2008.