Odisha : State Of India

Odisha : State Of India

Odisha Map
Odisha Map

Odisha a beautiful northeastern Indian state which is located near Bay of Bengal, is known for its tribal cultures and its many ancient Hindu temples.This state is  surrounded by the states of West Bengal and  Jharkhand to the north and northeast and by the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to the south and Chhattisgarh to the west.


Why ‘Odisha’ is named as Odisha?

The name”Odisha” is derived from the ancient word “Odda Visaya” also “Udra Bibhasha” or “Odra Bibhasha” as in the Tirumalai inscription of Rajendra Chola. Sarala Das, who translated the Sanskrit Mahabharata into the Odia language, calls the region Odra Rashtra and Odisha. The inscriptions of Kapilendra Deva of the Gajapati Kingdom  on the walls of temples in Puri call the region Odisha or Odisha Rajya.So it is named so.

Geography of Odisha

The area of Odisha is about 155,707 km2  which is 4.87% of total area of India and it has a coastline of 450 km.There are 30 district in odisha these are 


Capital of Odisha


Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar

Smart City Bhubaneswar is the capital of the State Odisha. It is the largest city in Odisha which is located 1618 Km distance from the Indian Capital NewDelhi.

Overall Odisha is beautiful place for tourism.


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