Jharsuguda town is situated at the Western end of Orissa.Jharsuguda is one of the 30 districts of Orissa situated in the western part of the state. Jharsuguda Town is the head quarters of the new district.
Geography of Jharsuguda
Geographical area of Jharsuguda district is 2,081 Sq. kms.It is situated at a distance of 515 K.M. from Calcutta and 616 Km. from Nagpur. River ‘IB’ flows along the Western side of Jharsuguda town and the river ‘Vheden’ flows in the south.
Latitude of Jharsuguda city : 21.82 deg north
Longitude of Jharsuguda city : 84.1 deg 44’ East
About Jharsuguda District
Jharsuguda district came into existence on 1st April, 1994 and was created by amalgamation of the erstwhile Jamindars of Rampur, Padampur, Kolabira & Kudabaga.
Sub - Division in Jharsuguda District
In Jharsuguda there are 1 Sub - Division
Tehsil in Jharsuguda District
In Jharsuguda there are 5 Tehsil
Blocks in Jharsuguda District
In Jharsuguda there are 5 Blocks.
Police Stations in Jharsuguda District
In Jharsuguda District there are 10 Police Stations : Jharsuguda, Badmal, Kolabira, Orient, Belpahar, Banharpali, Laikera, Brajarajnagar, Lakhanpur & Rengali
Railways Station in Jharsuguda District
Jharsuguda Junction Railway Station
Brajrajnagar Railway Station
Bus Station in Jharsuguda District
Jharsuguda Bus Station
Tourist Place in Jharsuguda District
Padmasini Temple of Padampur
Koilighughar water fall (Lakhanpur)
Rock Painting and Lithography of Bikramkhol.
Ruins of Hill Forts of Ulapgarh
Shree Pahadeswar Temple, Jharsuguda
Shiva Shrine of Mahadebpali
Historical Kolabira Fort
Ancient Siva Shrine of Jhadeswar Temple, Jharsuguda
Ramchandi: An ancient Shaktipitha
Colleges in Jharsuguda District
Black Diamond College Of Engineering
S.M. College, Jharsuguda
Women's College, Jharsuguda
PKSS College, Jharsuguda
L.N. College, Jharsuguda
Jharsuguda Engg. School
Industries in Jharsuguda District
Jai Hanuman Udyog Raghunathpali Jharsuguda
SPS Sponge Iron Ltd.
UltraTech Cement Limited.
Tata Refractories Ltd.
Sri Madhab Ispat (P) Ltd
Pawansut Sponge Iron (P) Ltd.
L.N.Metallics (P) Ltd. Sripura, Jharsuguda.
Indian Oil corporation Ltd
Economy of Jharsuguda District
The natural resources include iron-ore and coal. Leather, rice, wood and Kendu leaves are other major products.