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City in Odisha, India

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Rourkela: City in Odisha, India
Rourkela pronunciationย  is a planned city located in the northern part of Odisha, India. It is the third largest Urban Agglomeration in Odisha. It is situated about 328 kilometres (204ย mi) north of state capital Bhubaneswar and is surrounded by a range of hills and encircled by rivers - Koel, Sankha and Brahmani. The city is also popularly known as Ispat Nagar and also as the Steel City of Odisha. It has one of the largest steel plants of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) known as Rourkela Steel Plant. It also has one of the National Institutes of Technology (NIT Rourkela) of the country. The city has been selected as smart city in the third phase of smart city list on 20 September 2016. Among all the 27 city list Rourkela ranked 12th position on merit basis. Every year, on 3 March Rourkela Day is celebrated. Rourkela has been declared India's Fastest Moving City .Rourkela is third largest city of Orissa State

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