Brahmapur , nicknamed "The Silk City", is a city located in the eastern coastline of Ganjam district of the Indian state of Orissa, about 160 kilometres (99 mi) south of the state capital, Bhubaneswar. It is one of the oldest and largest city of Orissa. It is famous for its silk saris, famous temples and its unique culture. The latest estimate of the population of the city is 355,823 (2011 census) making it the fourth most populous urban city in the Orissa state and 58th overall in India. Brahmapur (or Berhampur) also got the status of a Corporation after Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.