East Coast of India.
Main Language :
The total area of the state is 155820 sq km with 482 km long coastline.
Beaches, coastal plaind and hilly terrains are noted in Orissa.
The climate of Orissa is marked by blazing summers, heavy monsoons and decent winters.
Other languages spoken :
Bengali and Hindi.
Important tourist destinations :
Cities like Puri, Bhubaneshwar and Konark have several monuments and great temples to see.
Beches at Puri, Chndipur are major attractions of the state. Nandan Kanan, a wildlife park is most visited for the white tigers it harbors.
Best time to visit :
Throughout the year.
By Air : There are several air strips in the state and there are three airports in the state namely Biju Patnaik Airport, Jharsuguda Airport and Berhampur Airport.
By Rail : the train transport of the state is quite extensive and it connects the major cities of Orissa.
By Sea : The costal lines of the state have connectivity with Bengal costal plain and Chennai.
By Road : Being a famous tourist spot of India the state has several well-developed roads that connect all the major cities.