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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.

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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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Facts and Stats for Cuttack*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cuttack

    Know the pollution level of Cuttack before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 49.19 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 30.47 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50.83 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 39.52 (Low)
  • Cuttack: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cuttack for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cuttack.

    • Burglary and Theft 35 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.75 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.75 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.75 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.75 (Low)
    • Drug offense 22.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 23.68 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.74 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cuttack - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cuttack is 137.1 (High)

    • Safety Index 68.62 (High)
    • Climate Index 50.25 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 53.16 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 24.14 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.65 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.87 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.8 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cuttack

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cuttack

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 47.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 32.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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