Angul is a new district of Orissa. It is a centrally located District in the State of Orissa. Anugul came into existence on April 1, 1993. Two rivers Mahanadi & Bramhani rush through the district making it fertile. Angul is well discovered for its hotspring named Athamallik. It is rich with the resources like coal mines, Thermal power Project plant, fertilizer factory and heavy water project.
The ranger's training and Police training colleges also exist here. The district covers a geographical area of 6232 square kilometers and supports a population of about 11.40 lakhs. It is although new but strategically most advanced district because it gives highest return of revenue to the Government due to vast coal mines located in its abode. Big industries like National Aluminium Company (NALCO), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Heavy Water Plant, Talcher, Indian Aluminium Product Ltd. etc. are situated in the district. The great natural resources and beauties like Satakosia Gorge over river Mahanadi, famous Budhi Thakurani & Lord Jagannath Temple, the unique puppet dance "RavanChhaya" signify the rich culture and tradition of this district.
Important PlacesTalcher : It is situated at a distance of 65 km from Bhubaneswar ,famous for coal mines,thermal power project, fertiliser factory, heavy water project.
NALCO Nagar : It is famous for Aluminium factory.
Tikarapada : Situated at a distance of 60 km from Angul, Tikarapada attracts the tourists for its Gharial Crocodile Sanctuary and Satakosia George of river Mahanadi around amidst lush green forest.
Bhimkund : One can see the sleeping statue of Lord Bishnu which is at a distance of 28km from Talcher.
Deulidhar : Deulijhar is the hotspring which is situated at a distanc eof 5 km from Athagarh.
Important Fact about Anugul District