Salepur is located at 20.48 degrees North Latitude and 86.10 degrees Longitude. It has an average elevation of 27 m (89 ft). It is situated near the bank of river Chitrorpala. It is 25 kms away from Cuttack and 55kms from Bhubaneswar.
Salepur is a town in the district of Cuttack. It is also known as Salipur. It’s name is derived from two words Sali (paddy) and Pur (place). It is named so because it is one of the largest producer of paddy in Orissa. Salepur is famous in Orissa for making mouth watering delicious sweets. It is famous for making Rasogolla, Chenna Poda, and Rasaballi etc.
How to reach there?
Salepur is well connected to major cities like Cuttack, Kendrapara, Pattamundai and Aul through SH- 9A. Bus transport from major cities to Salepur is always available.
The nearest railway station to Salepur is Cuttack, which is well connected to most of the cities both within and outside the state.
Places of tourist attraction
Places of tourist attraction in this town are as follow:
Temples: Kulia Hanuman temple, Kalagni temple, Saheshwari temple, Bateshwara temple, Visheshwara temple, Gangeswar Shiv temple and Garuda temple.
Scenic Beauty: Chitrotpala river bank and Kadamkanta jungle
Fairs and Festivals
People of Salepur celebrate Car festival at Saheshwari Temple, Utkal Utsav on 1st April, Dussehra, Lakshmi Puja, and Kali Puja.