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Cuttack

(kətăk`), city (1991 pop. 440,295), Odisha (Orissa) state, E central India at the head of the Mahanadi delta at a main rail crossing. Founded in the 10th cent., it was famous for its filigree work. Cuttack is now an important trade center for rice and jute, and has rail and road connections to cities inside and outside Odisha. Its industries include milling, handicrafts, and other manufactures. Cuttack, the capital of the state until 1957, is the largest city in Odisha.

Cuttack

 

a city in India, located in the state of Orissa in thedelta of the Mahanadi River. Population 194, 000 (1971). Thecity is a transportation junction and the state’s trade and indus-trial center. It has textile, food-processing, metal-working, andwood-processing industries. Cuttack is well known for its pro-duction of artistic modeled articles of silver and gold. It is alsothe site of Utkal University and the Central Rice Research Insti-tute.

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