Geography of GanjamGanjam is bestowed with abundance of natural resources that has made it one of the geographically rich regions of Odisha state. Rivers, lakes, soils, minerals, flora etc – everything here is found in absolute abundance. It is located in coastal region of Odisha state and at elevation of 3 metres (9 feet). Geographically the region is surrounded on the North by Khurda district, on the East by the Bay of Bengal, on the West by Khandhamal and Gajapati district and on the South by Andhra Pradesh state. In terms of Latitude and Longitude, It is located between 19.38° North Latitude and 85.07° East Longitude.
Topography and Climate of GanjamGanjam’s land area can be broadly divided into coastal plain located in eastern side and hills and table lands located in western side of the district. Coastal area mainly constitutes of delta regions created mostly by River Rushikulya. Chilika Lake that passes through Ganjam District also forms important part of the coastal area. As far as hills and table land areas are concerned, then it mainly constitutes of Eastern Ghats that mainly runs through many eastern and southern Indian states. Eastern Ghats is known for its flora and rich deposit of minerals and its presence has been nothing short of blessing for Ganjam.
Since Ganjam has huge coastal area, its climate is characterized by equable temperature. As in temperature is pretty much same throughout the year. In case of Ganjam it is more on humid side. March to May are hottest while December to February are coldest months.