Jeypore

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Type: Municipality
Population: 76625
Class: II
About City Jeypore is the largest town after Berhmapur of south Odisha and the Sub-Division of Koraput district of Odisha. Jeypore is one of the prominent places of Odisha. Jeypore pronounced in Oriya as Joypur, literally means "the city of victory". Nature has given Jeypore generously waterfalls, dense green forests and the most beautiful and best tribal folks (the original settlers). This is also a prominent business place on southern Odisha. It is encompassed by hills of the Eastern Ghats and the more famous Araku hills on three sides like a horse shoe with the western side opening up to Chhattisgarh in central India. It is the business hub for the district and southern Odisha. Jeypore is an ancient town with a niche in the history of Odisha. The town is surrounded by forests with mostly Sal (Dalbergia Latifolia) and teak (Tectona Grandis) trees. The town was the capital of the local king in the olden times and is known for its ancient forts, palaces and temples. The major language spoken in this region is Oriya. The town of Jeypore experiences a tropical monsoon climate, like the rest of Odisha. The monsoon season here is not as harsh as it is in other parts of the state, and summers here are hot and winters very cold. The best time to visit Jeypore would be during the winter months, between October and February. Jeypore is the business hub for southern Odisha as well as the bordering towns of Andhra Pradesh. There is high potential growth of this town due to high minerals, opportunities, resources around the district adding to all the facilities like rail, air in this town. There are many renowned industries in and around Jeypore. Business units include Sewa Paper Mills,[6] now a part of BILT, and numerous rice & cashew processing units. PSU company Power Grid Corporation of India has its 400 KV sub-station with FSC system at Kaliagaon. NALCO, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Coffee Board are some prominent government based units situated nearby. Jeypore, is one of the oldest Radio Stations in Odisha, established on the 28 June 1964. Sri Krishna Talkies (now defunct), Laxmi Talkies, Bhaskar Talkies and Manoj Kumar Talkies are the sources of entertainment for the people of Jeypore. There was a boating facility at Jagannath Sagar, situated in the middle of the town, which now lies in ruins due to sheer neglect.
Locations
Bariniput      
Mill Street      
Parabeda      
Audit Colony      
Bikram Nagar      
Goud Sahi      
Sunari Street      

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