Khordha is an administrative division of the state of Odisha, India. It was formed on April 1, 1993, by the division of former Puri District into Puri, Khordha and Nayagarh districts. In the year 2000 the district name was changed to Khordha. The district headquarters is Khordha Town. The capital city of Bhubaneswar is located in this district. Khordha is the most urbanized of all the districts of Odisha. Khordha Road, the railway station that serves the town is also the divisional headquarters of the East Coast Railway of the Indian Railways. Khordha is known for its brass utensils, cottage industries, railway coach manufacturing, and cable manufacturing unit.

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There are no regular flights from other major cities of the country to Khordha. Nearest airport is Bhubaneswar Airport.

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Khordha is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains. The Nearest Railway Stations are Khordha Town (5 K.M), Khordha Road (12 K.M) and Bhubaneswar (30 K.M).

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National Highway 16 connecting Kolkata to Chennai passes through Khordha & Bhubaneswar. It is well connected to Bhubaneswar via road and daily private and government buses ply between these two cities.


The district enjoys normal 1408mm with maximum and temperature 42.2 degree Celsius and 11.1 degree Celsius respectively. Similarly, the mean relative Humidity ranges from 46% to 89%. It is situated in the East & Southeastern costal plain and the agro-climatic zone blessed with sandy-loam, Lome, clay-lome and clayey soil in varied agro-eco system.

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