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State of India
A map showing us where the location of Orissa is in the Republic of India
Map of Orissa
Country  India
Region East India
 • Legislature Unicameral (* seats)
 • Total 155,820 km2 (60,160 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 41,947,358
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Official languages Oriya · English


Odisha, formerly known as Orissa is a state on the east coast of the Republic of India, an area of 60,162 square miles (155,820 km2). It is bigger than Nepal but smaller than Tunisia. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the East Indian zone.

Provincial symbols of Odisha