Berhampur is the oldest and largest city of Ganjam District in the State of Odisha. Nicknamed “The Silk City”, it is famous for its silk saris, temples and unique culture. The population of the city is 355,823 as of the 2011 Census of India
It is the fourth largest city of Orissa with population of 210418 in 1991 & 307792 in 2001. The present population (2009) is estimated to be 0.38 million.
It has been declared as a Class-I Town Category as per 2001 Census. Berhmpur City is famous for its widespread human resources in extremely important and decision making positions all over the globe. The trading volume is also growing day by day.
Art & Culture Of Berhampur:
Berhampur is always famous for its silk sarees which are known as berhampur patta. For this reason it is known as silk city. Apart from this this place is famous for Papad, Achar and many kind of badies.
Tourism in this place is emerging flourishing because of the scenic beauty in and around the area. Bankeswari, Narayani, Kulada, Mahendragiri, Taratarini Temple are some famous temples in this area. Apart from this some tourist places like Gopalpur beach is the famous beach.
Reaching Berhampur in Odisha (Orissa):
Most express and super fast trains between Kolkata and Chennai and between Secunderabad (Andhra Pradesh) and Kolkata stop here.