|Elevation||19 m (62 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||800 ♂/♀|
Purusottampur is located at  It has an average elevation of 19 metres (62 ft)..
According to the 2001 India census, Purusottampur had a population of 14,249. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Purusottampur has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 50%. In Purusottampur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. The town is situated on the bay of Rusikulya River.
It has some very old temples.Few are 1. Kapileswar Temple (KP Sasan) 2. Jagannath Temple (Ratha Sahi) 3. guneswar temple (sikula) 4. Dakhina kali temple (Jaleswar khandi) 5. Radha Krushna Temple 6. Swapneswar Temple 7. Kumareswar Temple(Kumari) 8. Dandakali Temple 9. Kanaka Thakurani Temple 10.Maa Taratarini Temple (Raipur) 11.Hanuman Temple (Ranjhalli) 12.Baba akhandla mani(Handighar)
This is the connecting place to various other places. This is one the center business place for many small or medium-sized villages. Being agri driven economy , most people are making a living out of trading and selling of products.
Hatapur Makundapur Keshapur Pichuli Khoshalapalli Hundata Burutulu
Nearby Tourist Places
Another famous Goddess Temple "Dakshina Kali" is located in a close proximity of about 5 km, and Hanuman temple at Ranajhalli is about 3 km.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Purusottampur
- "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.
- 25 villages fall under the Purushottmapur block. This information has been obtained from the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS), Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
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