|• Collector & District Magistrate||Rabindra Nath Sahu, IAS|
|• Member of Lok Sabha||Pinaki Misra|
|• Total||3,890 km2 (1,500 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Sex ratio||0.994 ♂/♀|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Puri|
|Precipitation||1,449.1 millimetres (57.05 in)|
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Nayagarh district is one of the 30 districts of Odisha state in eastern India. It was created in 1st April 1993 when the erstwhile Puri District was split into three distinct districts, namely Khordha, Nayagarh and Puri.
The district is bordered by Khordha district to the south and east, Cuttack district to the east and north, Angul district to the north, Boudh district to the northwest, Kandhamal district to the west and Ganjam district to the southwest.
According to the 2011 census, Nayagarh district has a population of 962,789, roughly equal to the nation of Fiji or the US state of Montana. This gives it a ranking of 453rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 247 inhabitants per square kilometre (640/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.3%. Nayagarh has a sex ratio of 916 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.17%. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes make up 14.17% and 6.10% of the population respectively.
Odia is the predominant language, spoken by 99.09% of the population. Kui is spoken by a small minority (0.60%).
Fiji 883,125 July 2011 est.