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Odisha
ଓଡ଼ିଶା
A chariot wheel of the Sun Temple, Konârak, India
A chariot wheel of the Sun Temple, Konârak, India
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Location of Odisha in Indie
Location of Odisha in Indie
Map of Odisha
Map of Odisha
Coordinates (Bhubaneswar): 20°09′N 85°30′E / 20.15°N 85.50°E / 20.15; 85.50Coordinates: 20°09′N 85°30′E / 20.15°N 85.50°E / 20.15; 85.50
Country India
Region East Indie
Established 1 April 1936 as Orissa Province (Utkala Dibasa/Odisha Day)
Capital

Bhubaneswar

Cuttack(1936-1948)
Largest city Bhubaneswar[1]
Boroughs 30
Govrenment
 • Bouk Government of Odisha
 • Governor S.C. Jamir
 • Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (BJD)
 • Legislature Unicameral (147 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency 21 Lok Sabha;
10 Rajya Sabha[2]
 • High Court Odisha High Court, Cuttack
Aurie
 • Tot 155,820 km2 (60,160 sq mi)
Aurie rank 9th
Population (2011)
 • Tot 41,947,358
 • Rank 11th
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-OR
HDI Increase 0.442 (Low)
HDI rank 19th (2011)[3]
Literacy 73.45%[4]
Offeecial leid Odia, English
Wabsteid www.odisha.gov.in
Seembols
Sang Bande Utkala Janani
Dance Odissi
Ainimal Sambar
Bird Indian Roller
Flouer Ashoka
Tree Sacred fig

Odisha or Orissa[5][6] (Odia: ଓଡ଼ିଶା) is ane o the 29 states o Indie, locatit in the east o Indie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above, Census 2011" (PDF). Government of Indie. Retrieved 2 Februar 2015. 
  2. "Our Parliament" (PDF). Lok Sabha. Government of Indie. Retrieved 2 Februar 2015. 
  3. "Inequality- Adjusted Human Development Index for India's States". UNDP. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  4. "State of Literacy" (PDF). Census of Indie. p. 110. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 
  5. "Orissa celebrates Odisha". The Times of Indie. 5 November 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  6. "Mixed views emerge as Orissa becomes Odisha". India Today. 6 November 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2011.