The details and history of Koraput district in Odisha
The Koraput is one of the most important districts in Odisha and it was implemented as a district of Odisha state on 1st April, 1936. There are different stories about how the name "Koraput" came. Many people told that the name derived from "Kora-Putti" which means that "the hamlet of the nux-vomica". It was a tree that has once prevalent in the region. The area of the district comes around 8379 Square Kilometers and it has located about 2900 feet altitude above from the sea level. The approximate population of the district is 11,77,954. The average maximum and minimum temperature of this district would be 38.0c and 12.0c respectively. This district has more population of Tribal peoples. The Tribal languages,Oriya,Telugu,Hindi and English are mostly spoken by the people of this district. Jeypore is the commercial place and famous town of Koraput district and it has all facilities to provide good service to the people those who are visiting to this district.
The famous places to visit in Koraput district of Odisha
The Koraput district has many tourist places to get entertainment and also has many temples for the devotees of various Gods.
The Bagra Waterfall at Jeypore in Koraput district of Odisha : The Bagra Waterfall is situated at Jeypore in Koraput district of Odisha. The Bagra Waterfall at Jeypore is a good picnic spot and it is implemented on the river Kolab. This waterfall is very near to the town Jeypore and auto rickshaw, frequent town buses are available to take and bring the people from that spot. The people are coming to this place with packed lunch and spends the entire day by taking bath in the waterfalls. The Hathipathar Waterfalls and Duduma Waterfall are the other famous waterfalls in Jeypore.
The other famous places to visit in this districts are Papadahandi, Nandapur, Sunabeda, Duduma, Gupteswar, Hatipathar and Minna Jhola.
The Hotels and Tourist office in Koraput district of OdishaThere are many hotels and lodges available in the town Jeypore for the tourist people to stay.
1. Hotel Madhumati (Tel. 23277/ 22307)
2. Hotel Apsara (Tel. 22272/ 23273)
3. Hotel Princess, Hotel Shankar, Manorama Lodge (Tel : 222330).
The tour operators and tourist office is also available in Koraput to arrange tour trips to various tourist places of Koraput district.
The Koraput Club,
Pin : 764020.
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