Angul

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Angul
Urban agglomeration
Jagannath Temple, Angul
Jagannath Temple, Angul
Nickname(s): 
Aluminium City
Angul is located in Odisha
Angul
Angul
Location in Odisha, India
Angul is located in India
Angul
Angul
Angul (India)
Coordinates: 20°50′17″N 85°05′44″E / 20.83806°N 85.09556°E / 20.83806; 85.09556Coordinates: 20°50′17″N 85°05′44″E / 20.83806°N 85.09556°E / 20.83806; 85.09556
Country India
StateOdisha
DistrictAngul
Government
 • Collector & District MagistrateShri Manoj Kumar Mohanty [IAS]
Population
 (2011)
 • Total44,390
Demonym(s)Anugulia (ଅନୁଗୁଳିଆ)
Languages
 • OfficialOdia
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
759122
Telephone code06764
Vehicle registrationOD-19 (Before OR-19)
UN/LOCODEIN ANO
Nearest city(s)Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur, Cuttack
Sex ratio893 female per 1000 male /
Literacy68%
Lok Sabha constituencyDhenkanal
Climateaccording to weather (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature47 °C (117 °F)
Avg. winter temperature10 °C (50 °F)
Websitewww.angul.nic.in

Angul (About this soundpronunciation ; also known as Anugul) is a town and a municipality and the headquarters of Angul district in the state of Odisha, India.

Geography[edit]

Anugul is located at 21°13′N 86°07′E / 21.21°N 86.11°E / 21.21; 86.11.[1] It has an average elevation of 195 m (640 ft) above sea level. The total geographical area of the district is 6232 km2. From the point of view of area it stands 11th among the 30 Districts of Orissa.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Angul had a population of 44,390. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Anugul has an average literacy rate of 77.53%, higher than the national average of 74.04%; with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. About 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

In Loksabha general election 2014, Mr. Nagendra Pradhan (BJD) & Mr. Tathagat Satpathy (BJD) were elected from Sambalpur & Dhenkanal loksabha constituency respectively. Angul is part of Dhenkanal (Lok Sabha constituency).

Current MLA from Angul Assembly Constituency is Rajanikant Singh of BJD who is elected in 2014 Assembly election and he was also minister in Government of odisha, Dept. of Steel and mines, who won the seat in State elections of 2004 & 2009.His father Adwait Prasad Singh had won this seat in 2000 as BJD candidate, in 1990 as JD candidate and in 1977 as JNP candidate. Earlier MLAs from this seat were Ramesh Jena of INC in 1995, Prafulla Mishra of INC in 1985, and Santosh Kumar Pradhan of INC(I) in 1980.[3]

Girija Nandini Sahoo of BJD is the current President Zilla Parishad, Angul.She will hold the post from 2012-2017.[4]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Angul(1971-2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 36.2
(97.2)
38.2
(100.8)
42
(108)
46.8
(116.2)
50.9
(123.6)
46.4
(115.5)
44.0
(111.2)
38.2
(100.8)
38.7
(101.7)
36.4
(97.5)
32.0
(89.6)
30.3
(86.5)
50.9
(123.6)
Average high °C (°F) 27.9
(82.2)
30.9
(87.6)
35.5
(95.9)
38.9
(102.0)
39.8
(103.6)
36.2
(97.2)
32.1
(89.8)
31.4
(88.5)
32.1
(89.8)
32.3
(90.1)
30.0
(86.0)
27.7
(81.9)
32.9
(91.2)
Average low °C (°F) 15.6
(60.1)
18.2
(64.8)
21.0
(69.8)
24.4
(75.9)
26.0
(78.8)
25.9
(78.6)
24.4
(75.9)
23.9
(75.0)
24.1
(75.4)
20.7
(69.3)
18.2
(64.8)
15.1
(59.2)
21.5
(70.6)
Record low °C (°F) 5.2
(41.4)
7.2
(45.0)
13.4
(56.1)
19.8
(67.6)
23.2
(73.8)
21.4
(70.5)
20.4
(68.7)
18.3
(64.9)
17.9
(64.2)
14.1
(57.4)
11.2
(52.2)
7.7
(45.9)
5.2
(41.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.0
(0.35)
20.9
(0.82)
25.0
(0.98)
36.9
(1.45)
75.6
(2.98)
210.1
(8.27)
260.3
(10.25)
325.3
(12.81)
206.5
(8.13)
100.8
(3.97)
26.7
(1.05)
3.1
(0.12)
1,300.2
(51.18)
Source: India Meteorological Department [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Anugul
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "State Elections 2004 – Partywise Comparison for 116-Angul Constituency of ODISHA". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 27 September 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ odishapanchayat.gov.in/download/ZP_Presidents2012-2017.pdf
  5. ^ "Angul Climatological Table Period: 1971–2000". India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 27 May 2015.

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