Mayurbhanj is a district in Odisha (formerly Orissa), India. This is a land- locked district with a total geographical area of 10,418 Sq.Km. and is situated in the Northern boundary of the state with district Head quarters at Baripada. The district lies between 21*16' and 22*34' North latitude and 85*40' and 87*11' East longitudes. The district is bounded in the North by Midnapore district of West Benagal, Singbhum district of Jharkhand in the South, Balasore district in the west and by Keonjhar district in the East.
Baripada It is the Headquarter of the Mayurbhanj District. Ruins of ancient forts and Jagannath temple are the tourists attractions of Baripada.
people over here generally speaks regional languages.most of the people are of sechdule casts & tribes.the local language is mixture of oriya and bengali.
Nearest railway station was at Baripada. There is regular bus service available from Baripada to Balasore and Bhubaneswar.
People lead a simple life that means they eat simple recipes.The most common and famous eating item is mudhi- crispy rice. other than this they eat masala rice cakes.