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Why is Berhampur famous?

By: Aries ClemmonsUpdated: November 18, 2020


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Silk sarees, called Brahmapur pata, are famous and the reason Brahmapur is nicknamed "The Silk City". The city is a big market for fruits, especially mangoes when they are in season. Brahmapur is famous for the shops in Bada Bazaar, Annapurna Market and Bhapur Bazaar.

Just so, which city in Ganjam district is known as the Silk City of Odisha?


Who is RDC Berhampur?

However the principal city is Brahmapur. For better administration, there is a Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) functioning from Brahmapur. His office is named as Southern RDC Circle. For better law and order control, a Police Range also functions from Berhampur headed by a DIG.

Is Berhampur and brahmapur same?

Brahmapur. Brahmapur, formerly Berhampur, city, southeastern Odisha (Orissa) state, eastern India. It is situated on the coastal plain, 9 miles (14 km) from the Bay of Bengal. Brahmapur, Odisha, IndiaBrahmapur, Odisha, India.

Which is the richest district in Odisha?



Who is the MLA of Ganjam?

People from Ganjam district
Biju Patnaik : Former Chief Minister of Odisha , is also Freedom Fighter. Naveen Patnaik : The current & 14th Chief Minister of Odisha , is also MLA(Member of Legislative Assembly) from Hinjilicut , Ganjam District, Odisha.

Why is Ganjam famous?

It is famous for a perennial hot spring of Medicinal Sulfuric Water which is located on the State Highways that…

What is famous in Ganjam?

Ganjam is known for the Ganjam Fort, Tara Tarini Temple, Mahuri Kalua, the woods of Bhairabi, alluring beaches and the local shopping complexes that are visited by the people on a large scale.

How can I reach Berhampur?

The nearest airport is Bhubaneshwar Airport. It is 153 km away from Berhampur. The Visakhapatnam Airport is 253 km away from Berhampur. You can take a flight to these airports and then either take a taxi or a bus to Berhampur.

Who is the SP of Berhampur?

Berhampur District.
Superintendent of Police. Shri Pinak Mishra, IPS Junior Administrative Grade.
Telephone No. 0680-2291000(Office) 94389-16670 (CUG Mob.)
FAX 0680-2292991, 0680-2292390
E-mail ID [email protected]
Emergency Contact (DIB) 0680-2292390

What is the meaning of Ganjam?

Ganjam District derived its name from the word “Ganj–i–am” which means the “Granary of world”. From other sources it also revels that Ganjam District is named after the Old Township and European fort of Ganjam situated on the northern bank of river Rushikulya, which was the headquarter of the District.

How many villages are there in Ganjam district?

In Ganjam District as per 2011 Census there are 22 numbers of blocks 503 Gram Panchayats and total 3250 villages ( out of which 2838 are inhabitant village and 412 are un- inhabitant villages).

What is the population of Berhampur?

355,823 (2011)

Who is collector of Ganjam?

Who's Who
Name Designation Phone
Shri Vijay Amruta Kulange, IAS Collector & District Magistrate 06811-263700
Sri Brijesh Kumar Rai, IPS S.P, Ganjam 06811-263366
Sri Pinak Mishra, IPS S.P., Berhampur 0680-2292991