Orissa ( Odisa, Odisha, Kalinga,Utkal, Magadha) is a state of India. Located on the coast along the Bay of Bengal,Orissa with a rich heritage,that is more than two thousand years old ,has a glorious history of its own.
Odisha is the ninth largest state by area in india and eleventh largest state by population. Oriya is the mother tongue of the people. Maximum of them understand hindi.English is spoken and understood by the educated mass.