Spreading over a total of 3479 sq. km. area, Puri is divided into eleven blocks. The district accommodates 15,02,682 people as per 2001 census. While the male population of the place is 7,63,389, the female population is 7,39,293. The district, with a total paddy area of 1, 70, 658 hectares, is primarily engaged in agricultural activities. Animal husbandry is another major occupation of the inhabitants of Puri. As the sacred land of temples, golden beaches and sanctuaries, Puri receives a huge number of global tourists every year who visit the famous Jagananth Temple, Chilka Lake, Sun Temple, among others.
Sri Jagannath Temple : The World Famous Temple of Lord Jagannath , where you will washout all your sins anxieties and wariness to be able to get salvation. The World famous Car Festival of Lord Jagannath ,the festival of Unit, and Devotion will bring you purity in Life. Besides Jagannath Temple Gundicha Mandir, Lokanath Mandir, Sunara Gauranga Mandir , Daria Mahabir Mandir and Tota Gopinath are endless destinations to visit and earn holiness. There are also a number of holy Ponds like Narendra Pokhari, Markandeya Pokhari, Sweta Ganga and Indradyumn and many Monasteries locally known as Mathas also of touristic interest. Puri the Heaven of the Earth and Puri Beach
Astaranga: Astaranga is situated on the sea beach, 60kms from Puri. Kakatpur: 65kms from Bhubaneswar and is famous for Goddess Mangala Temple. This place is between Astaranga and Konark.
Konark : The world famous Sun Temple as the Wonder in field of Architecture and Sculpture is attracting thousands of visitor daily with Attraction of Clam full Sea Shore The World Famous SunTemple at Konark
Sakhigopal SakhiGopinath: The famous Sakhi Gopinath Temple is at Sakhigopal which will be about 12 K.M from Puri and its told without visiting Lord Gopinath after visiting Lord Jagannath is likely fruitless.
Brahmagiri : The Famous Alaranath Temple where, the Lord Jagannath being worshiped during their illness at Sri Jagannath Temple of Puri. Brahmagiri Alaranath
Satapada: The Famous for Entrance to Chilika Lake and View Dolphins attracting hundreds of visitors’ dailly during winter.
Dhauli Giri and Baudha Shanti Stupa : The famous Hill , where the Great King Ashoak was in fight with Kalinga Fighters and lastly changed towards peace and joined Buddhism and became great preacher of the religion. Dhauli Giri the White Pagoda