The former capital city of the state Orissa is now otherwise called cultural and business capital and served with political status since thousand years under the regime of different heads of the ancient rulers and remained as the capital city of Orissa up to the year 1947 and for the period of almost 900 years. The region of Mahanadi covers the major portion of the Cuttack district city. After 1948, the Bhuvaneswar city has become the capital city of the state Orissa. These duo cities are otherwise called as the major twin cities of the state.
The other major river of the city of Cuttack is 'Kathajodi', which meets the main river Mahanadi. The second major city in the state of Orissa is having a volume of 750,000 as per 2007 census. As the city was well captured by the British rulers and as well many rulers of different dynasties, the city has got the name 'Cuttack', which is a word of Sanskrit language and describes that the city was under strict administration, along with sufficient weapons to fight against the enemies while ruling.
Regarding climatic condition in the city of Cuttack, it bears both hot and humidity and during the hot summer season, it stands with a maximum temperate of about 40 degree centigrade and in the winter season, it attains a low temperate of minimum 10 degree centigrade. At the time of Monsoon, it will have maximum rains i.e., in between June and October of every year. The city of Cuttack will bear an average of rainfall of about 145 cm in a year. The place is also identifying as the major tourist spot as it is consisting of rivers and famous Barabati Stadium and famous temples such as Paramahansa Nath Temple, Chandi Temple, and Bhattarika Temple.
A holy place for Sikh people called Gurudwara Daatan Sahib is also one of the visiting place and worshipping place for Muslims called Qadam-e-Rassol and Shahi Mosque. As the city has got a long period history it is also called as the 'Millennium City' of Orissa state.
The outline map of the district city 'Cuttack' provided below by www.propertykhazana.com will reveals the details about the location of various roads,land marked places for its popularity, Hotels and vast area of the city and so on.