Nayagarh is a town and a Municipality in Nayagarh district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is the headquarters of Nayagarh district.The literacy rate of the Nayagarh District is 80.42 percent. There are many educational institutions in the District. RaghunathSamabayaMahavidyalaya, Ranapur College, PathaniSamanta College, Nayagarh Autonomous college are the important colleges of the NayagarhDistrict.Nayagarh District is the land of eminent personalities.
BaishnabKabiSadanandaKabisurya Brahma, BhaktakabiBhaktacharan, UtkalGhantaJadumani are some of the important personalities of the District.The District of Nayagarh celebrates many fairs and festivals round the year. Ravanapodi at Daspalla, PanaSanakranti of Dakhinakali at Nayagarh, Shivaratri of Sri Ladubaba at Sarankul, MaghaSaptami at Kantilo, Ram Navami at Odagaon, Car Festival at Nayagarh are the main festivals of the District.
The District experiences tropical climate, with the summers being hot and the winters cold. The maximum temperature that this district experiences is well above 40 deg C (during summers) and the minimum can be as low as 10 degree celsius (during winters). Summers generally last from March to June and winters, from October to February. Rainfall is generally heavy during the monsoons, which occur during the months of July and August. South West monsoon is primarily responsible for the rainfall in this District.