Cuttack /ˈkʌtək/ is the former capital and the second largest city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. It is also the headquarters of the Cuttack district. The name of the city is an anglicised form of Katak which literally means The Fort, a reference to the ancient Barabati Fort around which the city initially developed. Cuttack is also known as the Millennium City as well as the Silver City due to its history of 1000 years and famous silver filigree works. It is also considered as the judicial capital of Odisha as the Odisha High Court is located here. It is also the commercial capital of Odisha which hosts a large number of trading and business houses in and around the city. The old and the most important part of the city is centred on a spit of land between the Kathajodi River and the Mahanadi River, bounded on the southeast by Old Jagannath Road. The city, being a part of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation consisting of 59 wards. Cuttack stretches from Phulnakhara across the Kathajodi in the south to Choudwar in north across the Birupa River, while in the east it begins at Kandarpur and runs west as far as Naraj. Four rivers including Mahanadi and its distributaries Kathajodi, Kuakhai, Birupa run through the city. Further Kathajodi is distributed into Devi and Biluakhai which often makes the geographical area look like fibrous roots. Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are often referred to as the Twin-Cities of Odisha. The metropolitan area formed by the two cities has a population of 1.68 million in 2014. Cuttack is categorised as a Tier-II city as per the ranking system used by Government of India. Wikipedia
A place in India, Cuttack is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Cuttack, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Bhubaneshwar. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Bhubaneshwar for its bountiful attractions like Lingaraja Temple, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves on your trip to Cuttack. Also, to reach Cuttack, you'll have to take a flight to Bhubaneshwar; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Cuttack, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!
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