|Phulbani is headquartering to Kandhamal District of Odisha. The name Phulbani is named after the local goddess ‘Phular Dei'. The town Phulbani is one of the three Vidhan Sabha Constituencies in Kandhamal District (Other constituencies are Baliguda and G. Udaygiri). It is only 165km from Berhampur city by road and nearest Railway station is at Rairakhol, 100km and nearest Airport is at Bhubaneswar, 211km from Phulbani.|
Phulbani is full of flora and fauna covered with lot of hills and jungles. Phulbani is famous for production of high quality of turmeric in Odisha. There are many small and big waterfalls nearby Phulbani; Putudi waterfall on river Salunki, Katramal waterfall, Urmagarh waterfall, Pakdajhar waterfall. The Pilasalunki Dam over Salunki River is very popular for picnics. Jagannath temple in the town is one of the famous landmarks in the district.
- Naresh Kumar Behera