Chatikona, a tribal dominated area, is located in Rayagada District
. Surrounded by a series of valleys, Chatikona is 40 km from Rayagada and the temple of
here is a pilgrim center of Hindus.
The colorful weekly market held on Wednesday by the Dongaria Kondh of Niayamgiri hill ranges is a major attraction.
National Highway 43 is a major town and tourist spot nearby.