Orissa is located between the parallels of 17°49'N
and 22°34'N latitudes and meridians of 81°27'E
and 87°29'E longitudes. Orissa is located on India's
east coast. The state is rich in mineral resources such
as coal, iron-ore and bauxite and is poised to emerge
as the metals, mining, and a manufacturing hub of the
country. Bhubaneshwar is the capital of Orissa.Cuttack,
Rourkela, Berhampur, Baleshwar and Puri are the other
important cities of the state. Orissa is an investor's
choice owing to its vast natural resources, peace loving
and qualified people and well developed infrastructure.
Orissa has the advantage of sharing its border with
4 states, namely; West Bangal,Jharkhand,Chattisgarh
and Andhra Pradesh providing a huge opportunity in terms
of trade and commerce.