Odisha is also known as “Utkal” as mentioned in National Anthem. The foundation day of Odisha i.e. 1st April is celebrated.
Throughout the medieval and British period Cuttack was the capital of Odisha. The capital was changed from Cuttack to Bhubaneswar in 1948.
The landscape of Odisha is shaped by three main rivers – Mahanadi, Brahmani and Baitarni.