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Khariar in Nuapada District lies in the western part of Orissa, close to the border of Chhattisgarh. Khariar is about 73 km north-west of Bhawanipatna.

Khariar belongs to the Mahanadi basin of the Eastern Ghats. The town has some temples dedicated to Dadhibaman (locally called Badaguid). Besides, there are temples of Jagnnath, Lord Hanuman, Goddess Lakshmi and Raktambari. Nearby attractions are Patalaganga (40 km) and Yogimath (9 km to the east of Khariar).

The nearest airport is at Raipur. Khariar Road Railway Station, about 78 km north, is the nearest major railhead.

Updated on 19th June, 2005
District: Nuapada
Location: Khariar    

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