Angul is a town in the Indian state of Odisha. Angul, also pronounced as Anugul, was formed after the bifurcation of Dhenkanal district in the year 1993. The region of Angul was dominated by the tribal groups like Gond & Kandhas. As the times advanced, the land of Angul saw many events of invasion by Afghans and later on by the Britisher.
Entrenched closer to the southern shoreline of Bay of Bengal, Angul is elevated at 640 feet above the sea level & sprawls across 6232 sq. km. It is surrounded by Dhenkenal and Cuttack in East, Sambhalpur in West, Sundargarh in North & Nayagarh in South. The climate of Angul is humid in nature. The temperatures during the summer season stay on 45°C on an average that makes Angul the hottest district of India. The winters do not last long in Angul but are pleasant. The average winter temperature at this place is 18°C.
Angul houses famous tourist destinations. The Thakurani Temple, Satkosia Tiger Reserve, Jagannath Temple, NALCO township and Deulajhari Spring are the eminent names that lure the tourists in Angul.