ବାରିପଦା bāripadā

‘Water Village’  City, Odisha

From Odi: bāri , ‘water’; padā, ‘village’. Also Trb: bauri, a large tribal community found here, in West Bengal, Assam and Tripura.

Baripada is the HQ of Mayurbhanj district.

The city’s Jagannath shrine dates from the 16thC but most parts of the city have a much later date.

For related place names see Indian Place names and Odisha place names.