Titlagarh

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Titlagarh
Titilagarh
Town
Nickname(s): TIG
Titlagarh is located in Odisha
Titlagarh
Titlagarh
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°18′N 83°09′E / 20.3°N 83.15°E / 20.3; 83.15Coordinates: 20°18′N 83°09′E / 20.3°N 83.15°E / 20.3; 83.15
Country  India
State Odisha
District Bolangir
Named for Highest temperature in Summer. ଖରା ଦିନେ ଗୁରଦୁ ଗରମ ହେସି("ତାତି"-ତତଲାଗଡ-ଟିଟିଲାଗଡ)
Government
 • Sub-Collector Sudhakar Nayak (OAS)
 • MLA Gita Sahu (Tukuni)
 • Municipality Chairperson Sri Gobardhan Nag
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 31,258
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 767033
Telephone code 06655
Vehicle registration OD-03
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Nearest city Bolangir
Lok Sabha constituency Balangir
Vidhan Sabha constituency Titlagarh
Website balangir.nic.in

Titlagarh (also known as Titilagarh) is a town and Municipality in Balangir district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Geography and Climate[edit]

Titlagarh is located at 20°18′N 83°09′E / 20.3°N 83.15°E / 20.3; 83.15.[1] It has an average elevation of 215 metres (705 feet).

Climate data for Titlagarh, India (1971-2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.4
(86.7)
33.5
(92.3)
38.5
(101.3)
42.0
(107.6)
43.3
(109.9)
38.5
(101.3)
33.8
(92.8)
32.7
(90.9)
33.3
(91.9)
34.1
(93.4)
32.2
(90)
30.2
(86.4)
35.4
(95.7)
Average low °C (°F) 14.2
(57.6)
17.1
(62.8)
21.3
(70.3)
24.4
(75.9)
26.6
(79.9)
25.4
(77.7)
24.5
(76.1)
24.2
(75.6)
24.1
(75.4)
22.8
(73)
18.1
(64.6)
13.7
(56.7)
21.4
(70.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13.7
(0.539)
14.6
(0.575)
17.2
(0.677)
19.6
(0.772)
39.4
(1.551)
216.5
(8.524)
369.3
(14.539)
391.0
(15.394)
216.0
(8.504)
68.9
(2.713)
13.0
(0.512)
4.6
(0.181)
1,384.1
(54.492)
Source: Indian Meteorological Department[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Titlagarh had a population of 27,756. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Titlagarh has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 57%. In Titlagarh, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Titlagarh is a junction on the Jharsuguda - Vizianagaram line and Raipur - Vizianagaram line. Through this it is connected to all major cities of India. It was one of the major railway stations in the Sambalpur Railway Division under East Coast Railway Zone.

Titlagarh is near to NH-59 (previously known as NH-217), which runs between Gopalpur in Odisha and Raipur in Chhattisgarh. There is a state highway between Titilagarh and Balangir district via Saintala and between Titilagarh to Bhawanipatana via Sindhekela.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Titlagarh
  2. ^ "CLIMATOLOGICAL TABLE PERIOD: 1971-2000". Indian Meteorological Department. Retrieved 2016-01-31.
  3. ^ "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 2008-11-01.

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