Location in Odisha, India
|• Body||Khordha Municipality|
|Elevation||75 m (246 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Khordha is a city and a municipality area in Khordha district in the Indian state of Odisha. Bhubaneswar, capital of Odisha, belongs to Khordha district and is only 25 km from Khordha town. Odisha State Highway 1 and National Highway 16 runs via this town.
Khordha is located at. It has an average elevation of 75 m (246 ft). Area of the district is 2,888 square kilometers (1,115 square miles). From climatological point of view, the average annual precipitation over the district is about 1,200–1,400 mm. Moderate temperature prevails over the area throughout the year barring the summer season (March–June), where the maximum temperature even exceeds 45 °C. The average minimum temperature over the district is 9.6 °C.
As of 2001[update] Indian census, Khordha had a population of 39,034. The population of Khordha, as estimated in late 2006(), was 42,526. Khordha had a population Census of 2011 total 120,204.
Khordha is part of Bhubaneswar (Lok Sabha constituency). Current MLA from Khordha assembly constituency is Jyotindra Nath Mitra (BJD Candidate), who had also won this seat in 2004 state elections.
Previous MLAs from this seat were: