Jajpur district

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Jajpur
District
Nickname(s): 
Jajra nagar
Location in Odisha, India
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°51′00″N 86°19′59″E / 20.85°N 86.333°E / 20.85; 86.333Coordinates: 20°51′00″N 86°19′59″E / 20.85°N 86.333°E / 20.85; 86.333
Country  India
State Odisha
Headquarters Jajpur
Government
 • Member of Lok Sabha Sarmistha Sethi
Area
 • Total 2,888 km2 (1,115 sq mi)
Elevation
331 m (1,086 ft)
 • Density 658/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Odia, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
755 xxx
Vehicle registration OD-04(for Chandikhol)
OD-34(for Jajpur)
Literacy 72.19%
Lok Sabha constituency Jajpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency 7
Climate Aw (Köppen)
Precipitation 1,014 millimetres (39.9 in)
Avg. summer temperature 38 °C (100 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 12 °C (54 °F)
Website www.jajpur.nic.in

Jajpur is a district of Odisha, India. The Odisha Government carried out a re-organisation of districts of Odisha in 1993. The erstwhile Cuttack district was split into multiple district with Jajpur being one of them . The district came into being on 1st April 1993.[1]

Demographics

According to the 2011 census Jajpur district has a population of 1,826,275,[2] roughly equal to the nation of Kosovo[3] or the US state of Nebraska.[4] This gives it a ranking of 261st in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 630 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,600/sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 12.43%.[2] Jajpur has a sex ratio of 972 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 80.44%.[2]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 90.27% of the population in the district spoke Odia, 4.79% Urdu, 2.09% Ho, 0.74% Santali, 0.69% Munda, 0.55% Hindi and 0.34% Bengali as their first language.[5]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1901 544,846 —    
1911 558,053 +0.24%
1921 542,368 −0.28%
1931 577,357 +0.63%
1941 604,551 +0.46%
1951 624,633 +0.33%
1961 760,182 +1.98%
1971 948,564 +2.24%
1981 1,136,093 +1.82%
1991 1,386,177 +2.01%
2001 1,624,341 +1.60%
2011 1,827,192 +1.18%
source:[6]

Administrative Divisions

The district is divided into 10 revenue Tehsils as below. [7]

  • Jajpur
  • Dasarathapur
  • Binjharpur
  • Bari
  • Rasulpur
  • Dharmasala
  • Darpan
  • Vyasanagar
  • Danagadi
  • Sukinda

The district consists of 1 subdivision Jajpur. It also consists of 10 blocks.[8]

  • Jajpur
  • Binjharpur
  • Bari
  • Dasarathapur
  • Rasulpur
  • Dharmasala
  • Badchana
  • Korei
  • Danagadi
  • Sukinda

The district has 331 Gram Panchayats and 1781 Villages. [9]

The district has 2 municipalities Byasanagar and Jajpur , with the later serving as the district head quarters.

Politics

The district consists of one Parliamentary constituency Jajpur.This is currently represented by Sarmistha Sethi of Biju Janata Dal.

Vidhan Sabha Constituencies

The following is the 7 Vidhan sabha constituencies[10][11] of Jajpur district and the elected members[12] of that area

No. Constituency Reservation Extent of the Assembly Constituency (Blocks) Member of 16th Assembly Party
48 Binjharpur SC Binjharpur, Dasarathpur (part) Smt. Pramila Mallik BJD
49 Bari None Bari, Jajpur (part), Rasulpur (part) Debasis Nayak BJD
50 Barchana None Barchana Amar Prasad Satpathy BJD*
51 Dharmasala None Dharmasala, Rasulpur (part) Pranab Kumar Balabantray BJD
52 Jajpur None Jajpur (M), Jajpur (part), Dasharathpur (part) Pranab Prakash Das BJD
53 Korei None Vyasanagar (M), Vyasanagar (O. G), Korei, Rasulpur (part) Ashok Kumar Bal BJD
54 Sukinda None Sukinda, Dangadi Pritiranjan Ghadai BJD

Colleges

References

  1. ^ http://gopabandhuacademy.gov.in/sites/default/files/gazetter/Jajpur_Gazetteer.pdf
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. Kosovo 1,825,632 July 2011 est.
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2011-09-30. Nebraska 1,826,341
  5. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue
  6. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  7. ^ "Tehsil - India". Jajpur District:Odisha. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  8. ^ "Subdivision & Blocks - India" (PDF). Jajpur District:Odisha. 2018-03-20. Archived from the original on 2019-06-21. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  9. ^ "Village & Panchayats - India". Jajpur District:Odisha. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  10. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their EXtent
  11. ^ Seats of Odisha
  12. ^ "Constituencies - India". Jajpur District:Odisha. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2019-06-21.

External links

  • Official website
  • Non-Govt Web Portal Of Jajpur District
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