Chandikhol

Chandikhole
town

Location in Odisha, India

Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389Coordinates: 20°41′58″N 86°8′2″E / 20.69944°N 86.13389°E / 20.69944; 86.13389

Country  India
State Odisha
District Jajapur
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OR-
Nearest city Jajpur

Chandikhole is a town in Jajapur district, Odisha, India. The place has been named after Goddess "Chandi" worshipped by late monk Baba Bhairabananda Bramhachari who established the deity of Maa Chandi in one of the adjoining hills of Barunei full of dense forest and ferrocious animals in 1932.

Geography

It is located at .

Location

Chandikhole is one of the end points of National Highway 200, the other end being Raipur. National Highway 5 passes through Chandikhole.

Nearest airport is Biju Patnaik Airport at Bhubaneswar, which is at a distance of 65 km.

See also

External links

  • Map of Jajapur district with Chandikhole marked
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