Ganjam district

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Ganjam district
A beach in Gopalpur, on the coast of Ganjam district
A beach in Gopalpur, on the coast of Ganjam district
Location in Odisha, India
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°22′59″N 85°03′00″E / 19.383°N 85.05°E / 19.383; 85.05Coordinates: 19°22′59″N 85°03′00″E / 19.383°N 85.05°E / 19.383; 85.05
Country India
State Odisha
HeadquartersChatrapur
Government
 • Collector & District MagistrateShri Vijay Amruta Kulange, IAS
 • SP of Ganjam Police DistrictBrijesh Kumar Rai, IPS
 • SP of Berhampur Police DistrictPinak Mishra, IPS
Area
 • Total8,070.6 km2 (3,116.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,529,031
 • Rank1st
 • Density429/km2 (1,110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ganjami
Languages
 • OfficialOdia, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
761 xxx / 760 xxx
Vehicle registrationOD-07(for Ganjam)
OD-32 (for Bhanjanagar)
Nearest cityBrahmapur
Sex ratio0.981 /
Literacy83.86%
Lok Sabha constituencyBerhampur
Aska
Vidhan Sabha constituency13
Precipitation1,295.6 millimetres (51.01 in)
Websiteganjam.nic.in

Ganjam district is a district in the Indian state of Odisha. Ganjam's total area is 8,070 km² (3,116 mi²).

The district headquarters is Chhatrapur. Ganjam is divided into three sub-divisions: Chhatrapur, Berhampur, and Bhanjanagar. As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Odisha (out of 30).[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.