bhubaneshwar Information

History :
The history of the city stretches back over 2000 years. The area first appears as the ancient capital of Kalinga. Bhubaneshwar, the 'city of temples', named after Tribhuvaneswar, 'Lord of Three Worlds', still preserves over 500 of India's finest temples, around which the religious life of the city revolves.

Facts & Figures :
Area 135 sq km
Latitude : 20.26445
Longitude 85.83549
Road Distances Konark - 64 km, Puri - 60 km, Cuttack - 25 km, Kolkata - 441 km, Vishakapatnam - 425 km, Chennai - 1235 km
Average rainfall 1500 mm
Climate average summer max 38 C, winter min 16 C
Population 6,53,000 (Census 2001)
STD Code 0674

How to reach Bhubaneswar:
The place offers a fluent and smooth means of communication for its viewers.
By Air: Bhubaneswar airport is located 3 km from the city center of the state. It is well connected with the major cities like Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Nagpur and Viskhapatnam by air.
By Rail: Fast and super fast trains are available to connect the city with other parts of India. Local train is there for interstate communication and transportation.
By Road: National Highway No. 5 (NH5) makes the place a travel destination by connecting the capital city with all the major parts of state.
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