Orissa is a large state which lies to the eastern side of the coast of India.
The cities in Orissa are ones of the most visited by the tourists every year.
Orissa is home to a large number of IT- industries, steel companies and many other mineral industries. Apart from all these industries, tourism has played a very important role in the economy of Orissa.
Orissa has a population of 36,706,920.
Oriya is the official language but people are well versed with Hindi and English.
Odissi is instead the traditional classical dance of Orissa : actually, it's well renowned all over the world.
The rich Adivasi culture of ancient Orissa is still reflected in some parts of Orissa.
Orissa has a tropical climate with heavy rainfalls. In summers the average maximum temperature is about 35ºC. In winters the temperature is pretty cool, the average minimum temperature is 9ºC.
Orissa is state of immense cultural and religiousheritage.