Chandikhole

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Chandikhol
Town
Chandikhol is located in Odisha
Chandikhol
Chandikhol
Chandikhol is located in India
Chandikhol
Chandikhol
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389
Country  India
State Odisha
District Jajpur
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OD-
Nearest city Jajpur
Website odisha.gov.in

Chandikhole is a place in Jajpur district, Odisha, India. The place has been named after Goddess "Chandi" worshipped by late monk Baba Bhairabananda Bramhachari who established the deity of Maa Chandi in one of the adjoining hills of Barunei full of dense forest and ferrocious animals in 1932. It is also one of the industrial hubs of Odisha.

Geography

It is located in the Jajpur District of Odisha.

Location

Chandikhole is one of the end points of National Highway 200, the other end being Raipur. National Highway 5 passes through Chandikhole.

Nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar, which is at a distance of about 70 km. It is an extremely strategic location in terms of commerce as it acts as a junction between Kalinganagar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Paradeep.

See also

External links

  • Map of Jajpur district with Chandikhole marked
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