Orissa or Odisha is a beautiful state situated on the eastern coast of Bay of Bengal. With Bhubaneshwar as its capital city, the state is known for its temples, serene climate, wildlife, picturesque landscapes and art.

It is surrounded by the Indian states of West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, Telengana to the south-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Odisha also has 485 km of coastline stretched across Bay of Bengal on its east, from Balasore to Ganjam.

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Destinations

Baripada

Baripada

Baripada is an ideal place to pick up handloom products of Chandanpur and stone carving...

Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar

The capital of Odisha is a fascinating amalgamation of the ancient and the modern....

Chilika

Chilika

Spread over 1100 sq km, Asias largest brackish water lagoon along with Chilika Wildlife...

Cuttack

Cuttack

Former capital of Orissa and now its business capital,?Cuttack, is also one of the...

Daringbadi

Daringbadi

Daringbadi is a hill station situated at a height of 3000 ft above sea level.

Keonjhar

Keonjhar

Keonjhar is a beautiful place situated on the northern fringes of Orissa. It is one...

Sambalpur

Sambalpur

Sambalpur lies on the bank of river?Mahanadi. The river flows to the west of the...

Puri

Puri

Puri is known by several names since the ancient times, and was locally known as...

Rourkela

Rourkela

The name?Rour kela?originates from the local tribal language of Sadri which means...

Konark

Konark

It is the site of the 13th-century?Sun Temple, also known as the Black Pagoda, built...

Barbil

Barbil

Located on Karo River banks and amidst lush green hills,?Barbil?has spectacular views...

Jeypore

Jeypore

Jeypore is an ancient town with a niche in the history of?Odisha. The town is surrounded...

Bargarh

Bargarh

Bargarh is one of the many forts built by the?Chouhan dynasty.[citation needed]?Although...

Paradeep

Paradeep

Paradip, also spelt Paradeep,(Odia:???????) is a major seaport town and a designated...

Quick Info

  • Capital City Bhubaneswar
  • Area 155,820 km2
  • Population 41,947,358 (2011 Census)
  • Languages Oriya, English and Hindi
  • Best Season October to March
  • Weather Summer: 45°C Max 28°C Min
    Winter: 15°C Max 7°C Min