Kuchinda is a town and a notified area council in Sambalpur district in the Indian state of Odisha. It is located about 80 kilometres from the district headquarters of Sambalpur and about 48 km away from Jharsuguda.
It has an average elevation of 220 metres (721 feet). National Highway 200 passes through the city. Nearby residential areas include Saida, Ghosa, Mantrimunda, Lad, Mahuldkihi, Kira and Satkama.
As of 2011 census, Kuchinda had a population of 15,576. Males constituted 51% of the population and females 49%. Kuchinda has an average literacy rate of 66%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: Male literacy is 71% and female literacy is 60%. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. Purunapani is the most educated village of western Odisha, which is situated in Kuchinda block.
Among its educational institutes are :Govt. Boys High School
Govt. Girls High School
Saraswati Shisu Vidya Mandir
Kuchinda College, Kuchinda
Krishnapriya ITI (Technical)
Sri Aurobindo Integral Public School
St. Thomas's English Medium School
Pillar International school
Airports: Ranchi Airport 225 km
Railway stations: BAGDIHI (Orissa, Jharsuguda, Laikera 31 km), PANPALI (Orissa, Jharsuguda, Kirmira 32 km) Rourkela (Orissa, Sundargarh 83 km)
The MLA from Kuchinda (ST) Assembly Constituency is Rabi Narayan Naik of BJP.
Kuchinda is part of Sambalpur (Lok Sabha constituency).