• Dengu
  • Jagannath
  • Maha Prasad
  • Ratha Jatra
  • Konark- The Sun Temple
  • Shri Jagannath Temple
  • The Wheel of Konark Temple
  • Mo Beach - Yoga
  • Dolphin of Chilika Lake
  • Migratory Birds of Chilika Lake
  • Puri Beach
Public Information
1698730 Population
11 Blocks
1722 Villages
268 G P
4 NACs
Shri Siddharth Shankar Swain, IAS
Shri Siddharth Shankar Swain, IAS
Collector & District Magistrate
Shri Pinak Mishra, IPS
Shri Pinak Mishra, IPS
Superintendent of Police

District at a Glance

Puri District is a coastal District on the eastern part of Odisha, India. This District needs no introduction, being the abode of Mahaprabhu Shri Vishnu, most popularly known as Mahaprabhu Shri Jagannath. This District derives its name from the heritage city of Puri, one of the four pilgrimage centres ( Char Dham) of India. Covering an area of 3479 sq/kms, the District may be divided into two…

Geographic Location

Area : 3479.00 sq.km.