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Water World Orissa

Wild Orissa
Monuments Orissa
  Festivals Orissa  
  Arts & Crafts Orissa  
  Tribal Culture Orissa  
State Orissa
Capital Bhubaneshwar
Main Language Oriya
Roads Surfaced: 19,279 Kms, Unsurfaced: 1,54,357 Kms
Railways 2,178 Kms
Airports Bhubaneshwar, Raurkela
Climate Summer: 49 C to 27 C   Winter: 16 C to 5 C  Monsoon: July to October

Orissa is blessed with around 500 km long coastline and has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Chilika, Asia's largest brackish water lake, not only provides a haven for millions of birds, but is also one of the few places in India where one can view dolphins. The lush green forest cover Of Orissa plays host to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including the famed Royal Bengal Tiger. Amidst the picturesque hills and valleys nestle a number of breathtaking waterfalls and rivulets that attract visitors from all over.


Major Sanctuaries :

  • Bhitar Kanika
  • Chandaka
  • Chilika
  • Simlipal
  • Tikarpada
  • Gahirmatha
  • Nandan Kanan

Minor Sanctuaries :

  • Ambapani
  • Badarama
  • Balukhand
  • Baisipalli
  • Belghar
  • Debrigarh
  • Hadagarh
  • Karlapat
  • Kotagarh
  • Khalasuni
  • Kuldiha
  • Lakhari
  • Padamtala
  • Satkosia
  • Sunabeda
  • Ushakothi


  • Darjeeng,
  • Dairingbadi,
  • Barunei,
  • Dhamra,
  • Chandbali,
  • Tensa,
  • Narayani,
  • Saptasajya



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