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Rayagada


  Rayagada
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rayagada is a district of meadows, forests, water falls and terraced valleys, thickly inhabitated by colourful tribals including many Primitive Tribal Groups. The scenic beauty and heritage on the land is an unexplored paradise. The systematic relationship between men and nature is a feast to the eyes of an outsider. The people of the district show unity in diversity of races, languages and culture. The Schedule Tribes living in the district posses dissimilar economics ranging from food gathering to settled cultivation. Their languages/dialects, societies and culture show inter-societal/ cultural variations because of the persistence of ethnic mosaic formed by communities belonging to scheduled Tribes, Scheduled castes and other groups. A district of many charms, it is a thrill to the searching eyes with its own appeal.
Rayagada is the headquarters of the district of Rayagada. It is a convenient base for visiting places of interest in the district, especially the tribal areas.