<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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(), , also known as Umarkot
, is a town of Nabarangpur district
. Umerkote is an urban area
and a Notified Area Council. This town is a prominent business place of Nabarangpur District.
Situated in the northern corner of Nabarangpur District and administratively borders Chhattisgarh
in west. It is 62 km away from district headquarters. A left diversion from National Highway 201
takes you Umerkote.
This place is presiding by the local deity
or Pendrahandiani. The word 'Maa
' means the mother. She is believed to be the saviour of people living and provider of health, wealth and protection.
, Umerkote had a population of 24,853. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Umarkote has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 47%. In Umerkote, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age. The average annual rainfall
experienced is 888.22 mm. Usually summers are hot with a maximum of 45 degrees and winters a minimum of 6 degrees.
A plateau of the Kondan Range
, a terrain of Eastern Ghats
hold Umerkote at its centre. The average elevation of Umerkote is approximately 2020 feet from MSL. Small hills and mounts cover the place giving out a number of perennial source of water as... Read More