District Profile

The formation of jajpur district is taken place on Dt. 01-04-1993 in the process of reorganization of districts in the state of Orissa One Sub-Division (Six no.s Tahasils) covering an area of 1115 sq miles. The following tahasils are coming under the jurisdiction of Jajpur district, which were previously under the jurisdiction of Cuttack district and Jajpur Sub-Divisions.

Sl. No. Name of Tahasils No. of Habited Villages No. of Census Town Remark
1 2 3 4 5
1. Jajpur 388 1 1 Municipality
2. Sukinda 436 1 1 Municipality
3. Binjharpur 203 1 -
4. Bari 109 1 -
5. Dharmasala 360 1 -
6. Darpan 230 1 -
Source: Census of India

The district is surrounded by Cuttack in South-West, Dhenkanal in West, Bhadrak in North-East, Keonjhar in North and Kendrapara in Sount-East.