Bhadrak is a city and a municipality in Bhadrak district in the state of Odisha, India.
As of 2011, Bhadrak (ଭଦ୍ରକ) city has a population of 107,369 and Bhadrak district has a population of 15,06,337. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Bhadrak has an average literacy rate of 82.78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 84.65% of males and 62.85% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Bhadrak railway station is situated 5 km north of Bhadrak city and it serves Bhadrak district. Bhadrak lies on National Highway 5. Bhadrak town has 2 bus stops, one on the NH 5 highway (new bus stand) and the other near Bonth chowk. There are frequent buses from Bhadrak to Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Balasore and Calcutta.
Places to Visit in Bhadrak
The temple is situated in Kuansh,Near Facor Office, Bhadrak.The environment of the temple is very peaceful.Its outer side is also clean.This temple is one of the main temples dedicated to the worship of Lord Krishna.
There are many historical places and monuments to visit in the Bhadrak District. Palia is famous for Biranchi Narayan Temple.
Sri Radha Madanmohan temple is one of the most visited temples of Bhadrak District. Aradi situated at a distance of 10 km from Chandabali is famous for the temple of Akhandalamani.
Bhadrak is famous for its Kali Puja held at Charampa for seven days. Temple of this goddess, known as Bhadrakali, is located about 10 km from Bhadrak,
Lord Akhandalamani is about 40 km away from Bhadrak. The famous Akhandalamani temple is situated on the banks of river Baitrani. Maa Patana Mangala Temple is about 38.0 km(43 min) away from Bhadrak.
One of the major famous festival for "Pana Sankranti" held at Chhatrapada April 14 to 21 April its Maa Patana Mangala's big festival. Baba Sindhukeswar Mahadev Temple at Village Anijo, 17 km from Bhadrak Town is a 150 years old Important Shiva Temple which attracts devotees from far away places.