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Puri Estate

PuriDynasty: Ganga Vanshi
Emblem:  Chhati and two elephants 
Area: 1528sq miles
Town-1
Villages-1889
Maharaja title: 1817
Ascended: 1956

Location:
Longitude: 19 degree 28 and 20degree 26 inch North and
Latitude: 84 degree 56’ and 86 degree 25’
District Boundary: North and North East by Cuttack,  South East and South by Bay of Bengal, West District of Ganjam, North West Nayagarh, Khandapara, & Ranapur*
Present Status: District HQ of Puri District
Distance from Bhubaneswar: 67 Km ( approx) on NH 316


Census (1901)

Population: 658048(puri town: 32259), Density 431 per sq. miles,
Total (Hindu): 98.2%
Total (Mohammedans): 1.7%
Total Christian: 1078
No of literates:6.2%
No of Govt  Schools( 1907-08): 182 ; Secondary-22, Highschool-2, ME school- 8, 12 Middle Vernacular School. Primary:  1391, Training School:2,  Sanskrit tolls:16 run by Raja of Balarampur.

Royals Family

AUL NILGIRI
ATHMALLICK GANGPUR
PURI PARLAKHEMUNDI

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