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Cuttack is the former capital and the second largest city in the state of Odisha. It is the headquarters of the Cuttack district.Cuttack is popularly called as the "Millenium City" as well as the Silver City, because of its 1000 years history and famous silver filigree works. It is also considered the judicial capital of Odisha since the High Court of Odisha is located in Cuttack. It is also called as the commercial capital of Odisha since it hosts a large number of trading and business houses in the city.

Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are often referred to as the Twin-Cities of Odisha. The metropolitan area formed by the two cities has a population of 1.68 million in 2014. Cuttack is categorised as a Tier-II city as per the ranking system used by Government of India.

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