Keonjhar is a land locked district with an area of 8240┬ákm2. It is situated in the northern part of Odisha. It is surrounded by Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in the North, Jajpur in the South, Dhenkanal and Sundargarh in the West and Mayurbhanj and Bhadrak in the East. It lies between 21°1'N and 22°10'N latitudes, between 85°11'E and 86°22'E longitude and at 480 meter altitude. Baitrani river originate from Keonjhar plateau.

Attractions

How to reach

Your choice of transport will depend on how quickly you want to get from one place to another.
How to reach Keonjhar by air

By Air

The Biju Pattanaik Airport in Bhubanesahwar is the nearest airport.
How to reach Keonjhar by rail

By Rail

J. K Road railhead is the place where one can reach Keonjhar by train.

Best time to visit

The climate of is characterised by an oppressively hot summer with high humidity. Summer generally commences in the month of March. Temperature begins to rise rapidly attaining the maximum in the month of May. During the Summer maximum temperature is 38.2°C. The weather becomes more pleasant with the advent of the monsoon in June and remains as such up to the end of October. The temperature in the month of December is lowest i.e. 11.7°C. Sometimes it even drops down to 7°C. The average annual rainfall is 1534.5 mms.

Quick Info

  • Famous For Waterfalls
  • Languages Oriya, Hindi, English
  • Best Season October to March
  • Weather Summer: 40°C
    Winter: 10°C
  • Postal Code 758001
  • STD Code 06766