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27-Mar-2016 10:02

Languages spoken in Sambalpur, Burla & Hirakud is Oriya by person migrated from other places of odisha.

Whereas it used to be known for its importance as a diamond trading centre, nowadays it is mainly known for its textiles, especially the Sambalpuri Saree.These temples are located at a few kilometres' distance from Sambalpur.The Hirakud Dam, the longest dam of the world, is some 15 kilometres from Sambalpur.Tendu leaf is one of the most important non-wood forest products of Sambalpur and is also called as green gold of Odisha.

Lately industrialisation has started in the district and the prime industries of power, alumina and steel have been established.

Apart from textiles, Samabalpur has a rich tribal heritage and fabulous forestlands.