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General Information on Angul District


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Angul is one of the districts in Orissa. This article is about all political and physical information about Angul district. Sri Siba Prasad Mishra is the recent Collector and District Magistrate of Angul district.



General Information on Angul District of Orissa

Angul district map
Earlier, Angul was a part of Dhenkanal district. On 1st April, 1993 it was separated from Dhenkanal and made as a different district.
Total Geographical Area: 6,232 square kilometre
Total Population: 12,70,000 (approx.)
Total Number of Sub-divisions: 04 (Angul, Talcher, Athmallik, Pallhada)
Total Number of Tehsils: 08 (Angul, Talcher, Athmallik, Pallhada, Banarpal, Chhendipada, Kaniha, Kishorenagar)
Total Number of Blocks: 08 (Angul, Talcher, Athmallik, Pallhada, Banarpal, Chhendipada, Kaniha, Kishorenagar)
Total Number of Assembly Constituencies: 05
Total Number of Loksabha seats: NIL
Total Number of Gram Panchayats: 209
Total Number of Revenue Villages: 1705
Total Number of Police Stations: 20
Total Number of Fire Stations: 05
Total Number of Nationalized Banks: 19
Total Number of Post Offices: 237
Total Number of Telephone Exchanges: 20
Total Number of Hospitals: 73
Total Number of Colleges: 32
Total Number of High Schools: 182
Total Number of M.E. Schools: 325
Total Number of Primary Schools: 1065
Distance from State Capital City Bhubaneswar: 160 Kilometre
Rivers flowing through the district: Brahmani, Mahanadi
Cities and Towns: Angul, Athmallik, Talcher
Tourist Places in Angul District: NALCO, Tikarpada, Bubhabudhi Temple, Gupta Vishnu, Bhimakunda
Famous for: National Aluminium Company Limited (Largest Integrated Aluminium Complex in Asia), Coal Mines, Bauxite mines, Tikarpada, National Thermal Power Projects etc.


Reference: http://angul.nic.in/
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