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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
CountryIndia
RegionEast Indie
Established1 April 1936 as Orissa Province (Utkala Dibasa/Odisha Day)
CapitalBhubaneswar Cuttack(1936-1948)
Largest cityBhubaneswar[1]
Boroughs30
Govrenment
 • BodiGovernment of Odisha
 • GovernorS.C. Jamir
 • Chief MinisterNaveen Patnaik (BJD)
 • LegislatureUnicameral (147 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency21 Lok Sabha;
10 Rajya Sabha[2]
 • High CourtOdisha High Court, Cuttack
Area
 • Total155,820 km2 (60,160 sq mi)
Aurie rank9th
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot41,947,358
 • Rank11th
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-OR
HDIIncrease 0.442 (Low)
HDI rank19th (2011)[3]
Literacy73.45%[4]
Offeecial leidOdia, English
Wabsteidwww.odisha.gov.in
Seembols
SangBande Utkala Janani
DanceOdissi
AinimalSambar
BirdIndian Roller
FlouerAshoka
TreeSacred fig

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

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  1. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above, Census 2011" (PDF). Government of Indie. Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  2. "Our Parliament" (PDF). Lok Sabha. Government of Indie. Retrieved 2 February 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.