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Dhenkanal Princely State

DhenkanalDynasty: Bhoi Vamsha
Emblem: Fish
Area: 1463sq miles
State status: 1894 Sanand
No. of Salute:

Location:
Longitude: 20 degree 30 and 21degree 1 inch North and
Latitude: 85degree 15’ and 86 degree 5’
State Boundary: North by PalLahara & Keonjhar feudatory and Sukinda Zamindari in the Cuttack District, West by Angul district ans states of Hindol and Talcher. South by Baramba, Tigiria and Athagarh and by Balarampur, Madhupur, Darpani, Kalkala and Dalijor Zamindaris in the Cuttack District on the East.
Present Status: Head quarter of Dhenkanal District
Distance from Bhubaneswar: 90 Km ( approx)


Census (1901)

Population: 273662, Density 187 per sq. miles
Total (Hindu): 265750; male: 131465, Female: 134285
Total (Mohammedans): 749; Male 431, female 318,Christian: 18
Total ( Others): 7132; male 3496, female 3636
No of literates:  9392; 3.43% of the total population  
No of Govt  Schools( 1907-08):19; lower pmy: 233, 1 Girls,, 1 Up school, 1 high school
Students: 20755, (444 girl pupil)
Total pvt schools: 27 elementary pvt schools

Royals Family

AUL NILGIRI
ATHMALLICK GANGPUR
PURI PARLAKHEMUNDI

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