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Talcher
Urban agglomeration
View of Talcher Palace
View of Talcher Palace
Talcher is located in Odisha
Talcher
Talcher
Location in Odisha
Talcher is located in India
Talcher
Talcher
Talcher (India)
Coordinates: 20°57′N 85°14′E / 20.95°N 85.23°E / 20.95; 85.23Coordinates: 20°57′N 85°14′E / 20.95°N 85.23°E / 20.95; 85.23
Country India
State Odisha
DistrictAngul
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total40,841
Demonymତାଳଚେରିଆ
Languages
 • OfficialOdia, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
759100
Telephone code06760
Vehicle registrationOD-35
Nearest cityDhenkanal, Cuttack, Bhubaneswar
Literacy75%
Lok Sabha constituencyDhenkanal

Talcher is one of the 4 sub-divisions of Angul district in the Indian state of Odisha.

History

During the British Raj Talcher was the capital of Talcher State, one of the princely states of the Eastern States Agency.[2]

Demographics

As of 2011 India census, Talcher had a population of 40,841 . Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Talcher has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 62%. In Talcher, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References

  1. ^ http://www.censusindia.gov.in/pca/SearchDetails.aspx?Id=420368[dead link]
  2. ^ Malleson, G. B.: An historical sketch of the native states of India, London 1875, Reprint Delhi 1984