‘Town of Gopala-Krishna’  Town/Beach, Odisha 

There is an 18thC  temple dedicated to Gopala-Krishna, the ‘protector of cows’ [Skt: go, ‘cow’; and pāla, ‘guardian, ‘protector’].

Gopalpur-on-Sea is a coastal town near Taptapani. It has a port and a popular beach.

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