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Rourkelais a planned city located in the northern part of Odisha, India. It is the third largest Urban Agglomeration in Odisha. It is surrounded by a range of hills and encircled by rivers. The city is also popularly known as Ispat Nagar and also as the Steel City of Odisha. It has one of the largest steel plants of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) known as Rourkela Steel Plant. The city has been selected as smart city in the third phase of smart city list on 20 September 2016. Among the entire 27 city list, Rourkela ranked 12thposition on merit basis. Rourkela is located at 84.54E longitude and 22.12N latitude in Sundergarh district of Odisha at an elevation of about 219 m (719 ft) above mean sea level. The area of Rourkela is 200 square kilometres approximately. Being situated on Howrah-Mumbai rail track, Rourkela had an added advantage of the steel plant being set up there. Red and laterite soils are found here which are quite rich in minerals. The area near Rourkela is rich in iron-ore hence a steel plant is situated in Rourkela. Bolani and Barsuan are the two most prominent mines situated near the town.A small hill range named Durgapur Pahad runs through the heart of the city dividing it into plant area and the steel township. The South Koel River and Sankha rivers meet at Vedvyas, Rourkela and flow as a single river called Brahmani.The Rourkela Township is divided into two separate townships under Census of India as Steel Township and Civil Township. The Residential quarters colony of Rourkela Steel Plant having 21 sectors on record is called Steel Township and the other part is called Civil Township. The 16 km long Ring Road, connects 19 sectors and some other parts of the steel city including old Rourkela. Other layouts include Chhend Colony, Civil Township, Station Road (Bus and Railway), Koel Nagar, Jagda, Jhirpani, Panposh, Udit Nagar, Fertiliser Township, Hamirpur, IGH Road, Vedvyas.Rourkela has a tropical climate and receives high rainfall during Southwest monsoon (June-September) and retreating Northeast monsoon (December-January). The minimum and maximum temperatures are in the range of 5 °C to 49.7 °C with a mean minimum and maximum temperature range of 12.0 °C to 31.5 °C during coldest and hottest months. Thirty six percent of the geographical area of the district has semi-evergreen.

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