Geography of Kalahandi
Kalahandi district covers the 7920 Sq.KM area.Kalahandi district is bounded in the North side by the District of Balangir and Nawapara, on the South side by the District of Rayagada, on the West side by the District of Nawarangpur and Raipur (Chhatisgarh) and on the East side by the District of Rayagada and Boudh
Latitude of Kalahandi city : 19 degree 3' N to 21 degree 5' N
Longitude of Kalahandi city : 82 degree 30 E to 83 Degree 74' E
About Kalahandi District
Literally 'Kalahandi' means 'POT OF ARTS'. This name has been derived from "Gudahandi Caves" containing pre-historic painitings in red and black colors.In Kalahandi varieties of dance and music is famous like Ghumura Dance, Banabadi, Bajasal, Dalkhai, Ranapa, Shaman, Dandari, Singhbaja, Madali, Rasarkeli, Khotla, Dhanra, Bhiasalia, Dongria Kondh Dance.
Cuisine of Kalahandi District
Vegetable Curry: Alu Kubi, Semi, Uilmaga, Amrutmada tarkari, Alu Jhol, Goros Kobi Nada, Besar Kobi Nada, Alu-baigan, badi takari, kardi bhaja, semi-baigan, Kanker mahur,Began poda, Kardi, Hanua tarkari.
Soup : rehel del, Mung del, Jhunga, Kandul del, chana del, badi jhol.
Sweet : Sujimada,Tilladu, Khaja, Khajaladu, Pheni, Bundiladu,Arsa Pitha, Podhpitha, Mada
Sour Vegetable : Mula-main, Amil, patalghanta khata, amul jhol, tetel jhol, Kakharu Sakra, piajkhata, Aam khata, Bhenikhata, Tamatokhata, Aam Chatney, Kakudi Sakra.
Leaf Curry : Bhajisag,Chenchsag, Kumdasag, Bahalsag, Kulersag.
Snack : telen pitha, poda pitha,Khudma, Chakel.
Fish Curry : Mach Purga, Main Mach, Besar Mach, Masla Mach
Meat Curry : Maus Kharda (Mutton/Lamb), , Hadbandu, Maus tarkari (Mutton/Lamb), Kukudamansh tarkari, Maus Bhaja
Sub - Division in Kalahandi District
In Kalahandi there are 2 Sub - Division
Tehsil in Kalahandi District
In Kalahandi there are 9 Tehsil
Blocks in Kalahandi District
In Kalahandi there are 13 Blocks.
Railways Station in Kalahandi District
Kesinga Railway Station
Lanjigarh Road Railway Station
Bus Station in Kalahandi District
Bhawanipatna Bus station
Tourist Place in Kalahandi District
Colleges in Kalahandi District
Government College of Engineering Kalahandi, Bhawanipatna
College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Law College Kalahandi
Kesinga Mahavidyalaya, Kalahandi
Sardar Raja Medical College
Government Autonomous College Bhawanipatna
Agriculture College near Dharamgarh