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Historical Background

Khurda, once upon a time was the Kingdom of the Kalinga dynasty, is famous for its heroism, the Paik rebellion and the architectural beauty. The history of Khurda is linked with the history of Kalinga. Presently it is the headquarter of Khurda district , situated in 85 degree 37" 30" E and 19 degree 40" to 20 degree 25" N and 20 KM from the capital city of Bhubaneswar on the National Highway No 5.