is Occupying a Central position in the Geo-Political map of Orissa.
It lies between 85°58'
E to 86°2' E longitude and between 20°29' N 21°11' N
latitude. It has a total area of 4452 Sq Kms. A population of
lives in this District. It is the District which touches the
boundary of Keonjhar in the North, Jajpur in the East,
in the South and Angul in the West. The climate condition of
the district is generally hot with high humidity during
April and May and cold during December and January. The
monsoon generally breaks during the month of June.