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Berhampur

Administration
Native ameBrahmapur (Berhampur)
Typecity
StateOrissa
DistrictGanjam
Government
MayorShiv Das
Geography
Altitude27 m
Demography
Total Population799287 (2011)
Official languagesOriya
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode760001 -760010
Telephone0680-
VehicleOR-07|BER footnotes=|Website=http://www.myberhampur.com

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Brahmapur (or old name Berhampur) (Oriya: ବ୍ରହ୍ମପୁର) , nicknamed "The Silk City", is a city located in the eastern coastline of Ganjam district of the Indian state of Orissa, about 160 km (99.4 mi) south to state capital, Bhubaneswar.It is also dubbed as "The Dance City" of Orissa after Prince Dance Group and Harihar Das made the state famous in India's Got Talent. It is one of the oldest and largest city of Orissa. It is also famous for its silk, its temples and its culture, etc. The latest estimate of the population of the city is 799,282 (2009 est.) making it the third most populous urban city in the state and 58th overall in India. Brahmapur (old British name Berhampur) also got Corporation status after Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.


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