About Jajpur District

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About Jajpur District

Jajpur (also known as Jajapur, "ଯାଜପୁର") is a city and a municipality in Jajpur district in the Indian state of Odisha.   It is popularly known as Biraja Kshetra, which translates as "the place sacred to Goddess Biraja", and is located on the banks of the Baitarani River. It was the capital of Odisha during the Kesari dynasty, later supplanted by Cuttack. Now, it is the headquarters of Jajpur district. Demographics As of 2011 India census, Jajpur had a population of 37,458. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Jajpur has an average literacy rate of 82%, greater...

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