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Rourkela

Administration
Native ameRourkela
Other name   
TypeSteel City
StateOrissa
DistrictSundergarh
Established date1957
Geography
Total Area114.3 sq mi (296 km2)
Altitude2.19 m
Demography
Total Population706196 (2011)
Density (pop.)6696/km2 (17342.6/sq mi)
Metro Population8850507
Ethnic groups{{Collapsible list|title= |'Religious:'|Hinduism|Muslim|Sikh|Jain|Christian|Parsi|'Linguistic:'|Urdu Punjabi|Haryanvi|Bihari|Bengali|Tamil|Rajasthani|Telugu|Garhwali|Kannada|Malayali|North-East|Marathi|Gujarati}}
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode769 xxx
Telephone91 0661
VehicleOR-14

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Rourkela (Oriya:ରାଉରେକଲା) ( ) is located in the northwestern tip of the Indian state of Orissa at the heart of a rich mineral belt. It is situated about 340 km (211.3 mi) north of state capital Bhubaneswar.It is surrounded by a range of hills and encircled by rivers. One of the largest steel plants of the Steel Authority of India Limited is situated here. It also has one of the National Institutes of Technology of the country. Rourkela Steel Plant was first to bring cctv to the whole asia continent for the first time(1984). It is the 14th most clean and green city of India.


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