District :: Introduction
was an important kingdom of Orissa even after independence.
This kingdom got merged with Orissa and got the recognition
of of a district on 1st January 1949. This is the largest
district of Orissa in terms of area and area under forest.
Mayurbhanj is a heavenly place covered with river Budhabalanga,
waterfall Barehipani and mountain Meghasana. It is also recognized
for its irrigation and power project named Sunei. Mayurbhanj
district is famous for horn works, stone & clay works,
Tussar silk, jute mills and spinning mills.
The Simillipal national parks situated at a distance of 60
km from Baripada. It is spread across 2277.07sq. km. area.
It is famous for the natural Wildlife sanctuary surrounded
by lush green forests, springs,Mountains, and Waterfall. Tourists
visit this sanctuary to watch the tigers, deers, elephants
and other animals in their original habitat.
: It is the temple of Goddess Chamunda which
is situated at a distance of 150 kms from Baripada. This temple
is famous for its fineworks on the stone walls of the temple.
Monolitheic pillars of Chaulakunj, exacaved size of Biratgarh
and the museum are the visiting places.
: It is situated at a distance of 36 kms
from Baripada and Known all over the state for the temple
of " Kikatua Vaidyanath ".
: It is the Headquarter of the Mayurbhanj
District. Ruins of ancient forts and Jagannath temple
are the tourists attractions of Baripada.
Jagannath Temple : This temple is
situated at Baripada. It was built by the king Sri Srinath
Bhanjdeo during 1863 to 1867. Lord Jagannath is worshipped
Kichakeswari Temple :
This temple is situated at Bahalda which is 16km away from
Baripada. Bahalda was the capital of Mayurbhanj kingdom in
fourteenth century. Goddess Kichakeswari is worshipped here.
Information About Mayurbhanj District
15. Karanjia sadar
26. Rairangpur sadar
map of Mayurbhanj District