Nabarangpur

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Nabarangpur
Town
Nabarangpur is located in Odisha
Nabarangpur
Nabarangpur
Nabarangpur is located in India
Nabarangpur
Nabarangpur
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°14′N 82°33′E / 19.23°N 82.55°E / 19.23; 82.55Coordinates: 19°14′N 82°33′E / 19.23°N 82.55°E / 19.23; 82.55
Country  India
State Odisha
District Nabarangpur
Elevation 557 m (1,827 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 36,945
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 764059
Telephone code 06858
Website odisha.gov.in

Nabarangpur(Odia: ନବରଙ୍ଗପୁର), also known as Nabarangapur or Nowrangpur, is a town and a municipality in Nabarangapur district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is the headquarters of Nabarangpur district. Nabarangpur district is situated at 19.14’ latitude and 82.32’ longitude at an average. There are three Post offices in this town. One MDG near bus stand with facilities for IMTs, E-Payment, Speed Post, etc. Totally computrised one. elevation of 1,876 feet above sea level. The old girder bridge over the Indravati River was recently replaced with a new one. Culture: Mondei is a local festival being widely celebrated in the Nabarangpur District. The word Mondei is derived from the Hindi word ‘Mondi’ which means a small market. This festival is celebrated by large number of people worshiping a common deity among pre- historic rituals. Fair and entertainment activities with folk dances and tribal opera can be seen for the whole night in the festival. Mondei is usually celebrated after harvesting of crops. The festival is observed at different popular locations throughout the District gathering men and women of the area and far off.There are various Socio-cultural organizations which play vital role in spearheading the cultural activities of the Nabarangpur district. http://www.navratnanews.com/mondei/

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Nabarangapur had a population of 36,945. Males constitute 49.53% of the population and 50.47% are females.

Education[edit]

Raja Chaitanya Dev high school is the oldest school in Nabarangpur for boys. It is near Nabarangpur Mosque in Pathan street. It was established in 1934. The School operates under Board of Secondary Education-Orissa.

Politics[edit]

Habibulla Khan of INC was elected MLA from Nobarangpur Assembly Constituency in 2004, 2000, 1995, 1990, 1985, 1980 and 1977. He represented INC(I) in the 1980 elections. The current MLA is Monohar Randhari of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) who was elected in 2009. Another local politician was Sadashiv Tripathy the former CM of Odisha [2]

Religious Places[edit]

  • Mosque near RCD High School
  • Maa Bhandar Gharani Temple(On NH 26)
  • Lord Jagannath Temple(On NH 26)
  • Nabarangpur Mosque(Near Gandhi Chhak)
  • Church(Near Nowrangpur Police Station)
  • Bada Shiva Mandira:Shiva Temple(Near Municipal high school)
  • 1008 Sri Adhinath Digamber jain Temple

Transportation[edit]

Nabarangpur is connected to almost all major cities and towns by road. Although it is not covered by railway line it has a Railway Reservation counter for Advance booking near the private bus stand. Nabarangpur is linked with bus services with major cities like Visakhapatnam, Raipur, Jagdalpur, Bhubneswar, Brahamapur, Cuttack, Bhawanipatna.

>Ramesh Majhi gears bats for Railways in Nabarangpur-Malkangiri [1]

>Nearest Railway station: Jeypore,(Umuri railway Station) (45 km), Kesinga (150 km) Raipur (320 km)

>Nearest Airport: Visakhapatnam (260 km), Raipur (320 km), Bhubaneswar (537 km)

Nowrangpur is part of Nowrangpur (Lok Sabha constituency).[3]

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