Brahmapur is a municipal corporation located on the eastern coastline of Ganjam district of the Indian state of Odisha in East India, about 169 km south of the state capital Bhubaneshwar and 255 km north of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. It is one of the oldest and largest cities of Odisha. Nicknamed "The Silk City", it is famous for its silk saris, temples and unique culture. The population of the city is 355,823 as of the 2011 Census of India (provisional) without agglomeration (without including the extended portion of the city), making it the fourth most populous urban city in Odisha state and 126th in India. The city is situated at 19° 20’ N Latitude 84° 50’ E Longitude. Its average elevation above Mean Sea Level is 24.000 m.