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Barbil is an industrial town in the Keonjhar District of Orissa. The place is rich in Iron and Manganese ores and hence the majority of its population are migrant labourers from the nearby states, especially from Bihar and Jharkhand. Kalinga Iron Works, one of the major players in the mineral based industries of the district, is based at Barbil. Barbil is 135 km south-east of Rourkela.

Nearest airport is at Bhubaneswar. Barbil Railway Station is situated on the Jamshedpur- Howrah line of the South Eastern Railways. Tata-Barbil passenger and the Barbil-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express serve the town. National Highway No.232 ends at Guali near Barbil.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Keonjhar
Location: Barbil    

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