Kandhamal is a district of the state of Orissa, India. The district headquarter of the Kandhamal district is Phulbani.
Geography of Kandhamal
Kandhamal district is bounded by North side to Boudh district , on the South side by Rayadada district , on the East side by Ganjam & Nayagarh district and the West side by Kalahandi district.Geographical area of Kandhamal district is 7654 Sq.Kms. (7.14% of State).
Dams : Pillasalunki Dam
Latitude of Kandhamal city : 19.34 & 20.50 degree North
Longitude of Kandhamal city : 80.30 & 84.48 degree East
About Kandhamal District
Kandhamal District came into existence on 1st January 1994 by bifurcation of the parent District Phulbani into Kandhamal & Boudh.
Minerals in Kandhamal District
The area has large mineral deposits of graphite, manganese, coal, bauxite, china clay, lime stone, and semi precious stones
Sub - Division in Kandhamal District
In Kandhamal there are 2 Sub - Division
Tehsil in Kandhamal District
In Kandhamal there are 4 Tehsil
Blocks in Kandhamal District
In Kandhamal there are 12 Blocks.
Bus Station in Kandhamal District
Udayagiri Bus Station
Tourist Place in Kandhamal District
Putudi Water Fall
Pakadadarah Water Fall
Hospitals in Kandhamal District
Government Hospital, Balliguda
Government Hospital, G. Udayagiri.
District Headquarters Hospital, Phulbani.
Government Hospital, Daringibadi.
Government Hospital, Tikabali.
Handicrafts & Tribal Arts
Wearing centre at shainipadar(Phulbani town).
Diamond Pattern Bed Sheet at Gadabisha (G.Udayagiri Block).
Applique Works at G.Udayagiri.
Terra cotta Handicrafts at Ratang.
Terra cotta and Bamboo Handicrafts at Sudrukumpa .
Stone made Ornament(Necklace) & Utensil at Pusangia (Balliguda Block).
Cane works at Tumudibandha .
Dokra at Barakhama (Balliguda Block) & Tudubali, (Tikabali Block).