INDIAN VILLAGE DIRECTORY

Kalahandi

Kalahandi is a district in the Odisha State of India. Total area of Kalahandi is 7,920 km² including 7,865.31 km² rural area and 54.69 km² urban area. Kalahandi has a population of 15,76,869 peoples. There are 4,01,251 houses in the district.

The Kalahandi district is further divided in to Tehsils / Blocks / Community Development Blocks (C.D.Blocks) for administrative purposes. In India, the Block or C.D.Block is often the next level of administrative division after the tehsil. It is important to note that, In some states of India C.D.Blocks are equal to tehsils.

For those who don't know, the C.D.Block is a rural area earmarked for administration and development in India. The area is administered by a BDO (Block Development Officer). A C.D.Block covers several gram panchayats, local administrative unit at the village level.

The following is the list of all Tehsils / Blocks / C.D.Blocks in Kalahandi district of Odisha.


List of Blocks (CD) / Tehsils in Kalahandi


Population of Kalahandi

Population Type
Male Population
Female Population
Total Population
Rural
7,24,646
7,30,236
14,54,882
Urban
62,455
59,532
1,21,987
Total
7,87,101
7,89,768
15,76,869

Households in Kalahandi

Rural Households
Urban Households
Total Households
3,73,304
27,947
4,01,251