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Kashinagar
Town
Kashinagar is located in Odisha
Kashinagar
Kashinagar
Location in Odisha, India
Kashinagar is located in India
Kashinagar
Kashinagar
Kashinagar (India)
Coordinates: 18°52′08″N 83°52′29″E / 18.869°N 83.8746°E / 18.869; 83.8746
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictGajapati
Founded byGovernment of Orissa
Area
 • Total247.73 km2 (95.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total44,587
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Languages
 • Local spoken languageTelugu, Odia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
761206
Vehicle registrationOD-20
Websiteodisha.gov.in

Kashinagar is a town and headquarters of a community development block of the same name in Gajapati district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kashinagar had a population of 9782. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Kashinagar has an average literacy rate of 43%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 53%, and female literacy is 34%. In Kashinagar, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Road communication, medical, education level to be improved.

Transport

Road

Kashinagar has frequent connectivity of buses to Srikakulam, Tekkali, Hiramandalam, Palasa, Visakhapatnam, Anakapalle, Palakonda, Rajam, Paralakhemundi, Gunupur, Berhampur, Temburu, Mukhalingam.

Rail

Kashinagar can be reached by train via the Naupada-Gunupur branch line. The railway station is Kashinagar station of East Coast Railway Zone. It is connected to Howrah-Chennai main line. It has trains to Puri, Gunupur, Palasa-Kasibugga, Visakhapatnam.

Air

The closest airport is Visakhapatnam Airport situated 185 km from Kashinagar. Bhubaneswar Airport is 305 km away.

References

  1. ^ "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 1 November 2008.