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The new name of Orissa
. Orissa is great state of India which is located near Bay of Bengal. Orissa is also known as Kalinga and Utkal. The modern Orissa was established in April 1 of 1936 and from that year Orissa is celebrating April 1 as Utkal Divas. Orissa may not rich in earning money but it is richest in its culture, arts and religion
There are 30 districts available in Orissa. Bhubaneswar is capital of the state. Bhubaneswar is also known as Temple city (Mandira Malini). Orissa is coming 9th in the list of Largest in Area of States in India. In Orissa 93.33% of total population speaks Oriya. Orissa is famous for its natural beauty and developmental works like Hirakud dam in Sambalpur
, Paradeep Port in Jagatsingpur, Barabati Stadium in Cuttack
, Jagannath temple in Puri
, Lingaraj temple in Bhubaneswar, Konark temple
in Puri district, Khandagiri and Udayagiri caves and many more. Especially the Western Orissa is full of Natural beauty
. There are many places to visit in Western Orissa
Orissa is covered with more than 10 rivers and for them only Orissa faces flood every year. The big rivers in Orissa
are Kathajodi, Brahmani, Mahanadi, Baitarani, Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga, Rushikulya, Bansadhara, Salandi, Indrabati and many more. Chilika lake of Orissa
is the largest salty river in whole Asia continent.
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