Balasore District also referred to as Baleswar District or Baleshwar District, is an administrative district of Odisha state in japanese India. Balasore is likely one of the coastal Districts of Odisha. It lies on the northernmost a part of the state. It was part of the traditional Kalinga which later turned a territory of Toshal or Utkal.
Balasore District covers an space of three,634 km2 (1,403 sq mi) having complete inhabitants of two,317,419 as per 2011 census. The District is surrounded by Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur district of West Bengal in its northern facet, Bay of Bengal in its east, Bhadrak district in its south and Mayurbhanj and Kendujhar Districts lies on its western facet. The District is situated at 20.48 to 21.59 North Latitude and 86.16 to 87.29 east Longitude.
Balasore district is situated within the northeast of the state of Odisha and lies between 21° 3′ to 21° 59′ north latitude and 86° 20′ to 87° 29′ east longitude. The typical altitude of the district is 19.08 metre. The district has a complete space of 3634 km2. It’s bounded by Midnapore district of West Bengal in its North, the Bay of Bengal within the east, Bhadrak district within the South and Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts on its western facet.
Balasore is the district headquarters. The district is additional divided into 2 subdivisions, 12 blocks for endeavor developmental works within the rural areas, 12 tehsils for income and administrative functions and 289 (257 previous + 32 new) Gram Panchayats . In addition to there are four cities consisting of three municipality and 1 NACs(Notified Space Councils). These native our bodies look into civic features of city areas. Additionally, there are 2971 villages, out of which 2602 are inhabited.
Balasore Railway Station falls en route on the primary line connecting Chennai to Kolkata. NH 16 (erstwhile NH 5) runs by means of Balasore, and NH 60, which connects Balasore to Kolkata, is a 4 lane specific manner.
The closest airport from Balasore is Biju Patnaik Worldwide Airport.
Balasore runs state Buses of (OSRTC) which offer level to level service from Kolkata to Bhubneswar (by way of Balasore).
In keeping with the 2011 census Balasore district has a inhabitants of two,317,419, roughly equal to the nation of Latviaor the US state of New Mexico. This provides it a rating of 195th in India (out of a complete of 640). The district has a inhabitants density of 609 inhabitants per sq. kilometre (1,580/sq mi) . Its inhabitants progress price over the last decade 2001-2011 was 14.47%.Balasore has a intercourse ratio of 957 females for each 1000 males, and a literacy price of 80.66%.
The first language is Odia. Different languages embrace Bhunjia, spoken by roughly 7000 Bhunjia Adivasisand Santali.
The district has 1 Loksabha constituency and eight vidhan sabha constituencies.