It is additionally the central command of the Cuttack locale. The name of the city is an anglicized type of Katak which truly implies The Fort, a reference to the old Barabati Fort around which the city at first created. It also called the Sudama City and in addition the Sudama City because of its history of 1000 years and well known silver filigree works. It is likewise considered as the legal capital of Odisha as the Odisha High Court is situated here. It is additionally the business capital of Odisha which has an expansive number of exchanging and business houses in and around the city.
It is additionally renowned for its Durga puja which is the most essential celebration of Odisha and West Bengal. The old and the most essential piece of the city is focused on a spit of land between the Kathajodi River and the Mahanadi River, limited on the southeast by Old Jagannath Road. The city, being a piece of the Cuttack Municipal Corporation comprising of 59 wards.
Cuttack extends from Phulnakhara over the Kathajodi in the south to Choudwar in north over the Birupa River, while in the east it starts at Kandarpur and runs west to the extent Naraj. Four waterways including Mahanadi and its distributaries Kathajodi, Kuakhai, Birupa gone through the city. Assist Kathajodi is appropriated into Devi and Biluakhai which regularly influences the topographical territory to look like stringy roots.