ABOUT DISTRICT

Centrally located on the Geo-Political map of Odisha, Dhenkanal District is surrounded by beautiful wild lives and forests.The District is situated on the Cuttack-Sambalpur road (NH 55) and on the Cuttack-Sambalpur or Baranga-Sambalpur railway line. It is commonly believed that the Dhenkanal District owes its name to a Savara chief named ‘DHENKA’ who formerly ruled over in this tract. View More…

DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

  • Area: 10,863 Sq. Km.
  • Population: 11,92,811
  • Male: 6,12,593
  • Female: 5,80,218
  • Language: Odia
  • Villages: 1208
Bhumesh Chandra Behera collector
Collector & District Magistrate Bhumesh Chandra Behera OAS(SAG)

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