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.

Cuttack

Cuttack

Spread in an area of around 398 square kilometers, Cuttack is one of the ancient...

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...

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