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Cuttack district
—  District  —
Chahata near mahanadi river
Mahanadi river in the Cuttack district
Nickname(s): Silver City
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°27′58″N 85°49′59″E / 20.466, 85.833Coordinates: 20°27′58″N 85°49′59″E / 20.466, 85.833
Country Flag of India India
State Odisha
 • Total 3,932 km2 (1,518 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,618,708
 • Rank 2nd
 • Density 666/km2 (1,720/sq mi)
 • Official Oriya, Hindi, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 754 xxx
Telephone code 671
Vehicle registration OD-05
Nearest city Bhubaneswar
Sex ratio 955 /
Literacy 84.20%
Lok Sabha constituency Cuttack
Vidhan Sabha constituency 10
Climate Aw (Köppen)
Precipitation 1,501.3 millimetres (59.11 in)
Avg. summer temperature 40 °C (104 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 10 °C (50 °F)

Cuttack district is one of the 30 districts in Odisha state in eastern India. Its administrative headquarters is the city of Cuttack. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Odisha (out of 30), after Ganjam.[1]


The district covers an area of 3932 km². The district has a population of 2,341,984 (2001 Census).


This district was subdivided into 15 Tehsils and 14 Revenue Blocks.

The Tehsils are Cuttack, Niali, Salipur, Tangi-Chowdwar, Mahanga, Kishannagar, Athgarh, Baramba, Narasinghpur, Tigiria, Banki, Baranga, Kantapada, Nischintakoili, Damapada. The last four are new Tehsils created in 2008.[2]


According to the 2011 census Cuttack district has a population of 2,618,708,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Kuwait[3] or the US state of Nevada.[4] This gives it a ranking of 156th in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 666 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,720 /sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 11.86%.[1] Cuttack has a sex ratio of 955 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 84.2%.[1]


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