Sambalpur District :: Introduction
It is situated at a distance of 320 km from Bhubaneswar. It is a commercial town.The Samaleswari Temple and Sambalpur University are two important places situated here.
...........Chipilima, Gudguda, Hirakud, Huma, Kendhara Ushakothi etc are the visiting places of this district.
Burla : It is situated at distance of 16 km. from Sambalpur.Engineering Colleges and a Medical College are situated here.
Hirakud : It is situated at a distance of 15 km. from Sambalpur. The world's longest multi-purpose Dam is situated here.Gandhi minar and Jawahar minar are constructed on the top of two hills.
Huma : It is situated at a distance of 21 km. from Sambalpur It is famous for Shiva temple.
Samaleswari Temple : Maa Samaleswari temple is the famous temple of Sambalpur. Maa Samaleswari is otherwise known as the goddess of Sambalpur.
Ushakothi : This picturesque wildlife sanctuary is located at a distance of 45km to the east of Sambalpur town. Rock cut paintings can be seen in the Ushakothi cave.
Gudguda : Gudguda waterfall is situated near Kuchinda sub-division. The waterfall around the dense forest attracts the tourists.
General Information About Sambalpur District
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3. Kuchinda sadar
4. Sambalpur sadar
9. Raikhol sadar