Location of Karanjia
Karanjia in Odisha is positioned approximately at 21.78 degree north to 85.97 degree east. It rises approximately to a height of 389 meters or 1276 feet above the mean sea level.
Demography of Karanjia
Karanjia showed a population count of 21,420. Following the common trend, females who are residing in Karanjia of Odisha are less in number than males. Instances can be cited. Out of the total population, male populace constitutes of 53 percent. Female populace constitutes of 47 percent. In Karanjia, children who fall into the age group of less than six years constitutes of 13 percent.
Education of Karanjia
Literacy rate of Karanjia in Odisha also acts as vital information. It indicates how much development has occurred here. As per the census report of 2001, the average literacy rate constitutes of 67 percent, which is even higher than that of India. Thus 59.5 percent is the average literacy rate of the whole nation. Interestingly, there has been difference between the rates of male and female literacy. The males are more inclined to education, which is rightly evident from the male literacy rate constituting 75 percent. However 59 percent is the female literacy rate, which is less than that of males in Karanjia city.
Tourism in Karanjia
Maa Ambika, the presiding deity of the town and one of the most famous shrines in northern Odisha, is situated in the north of the town. The other major temples of the town are Jagannath temple, Shyamarai Temple, Purneshwar Shiva temple, Mangala temple, Rani Sati temple, Barkhanda temple of Gadsahi, Bamanashala and Sri Ganesh statue, Thakur Ankulchandra temple, Satyasai temple, Rameswar Baba Shiva Temple etc. The mosque of Karanjia is one of the oldest in Mayurbhanj district and is situated in the centre of the Bazaar area of the town. The famous shrine of 8th century old Kichakeshwari temple, Khiching along with ancient ruins of forts, temples are situated 27 km away from Karanjia town.
Culture of Karanjia
Karanjia is famous for its Dolo Yatra and Mela which celebrated in Phalguna month of Oriya Panjika (calendar). It is a century old festival of this locality.
Cities of Orissa
Odisha, Indian state
Temples of Odisha
Cities of Orissa