Odi: ରାଉରକେଲା rāurakēlā

‘Raura Village’ [Raurkela]  City, Odisha 

From Trb: raura/roura, a tribe or caste name; Mun: kel/kela/keli, ‘a village where there are a few houses’.

More than a village, it is now a ‘smart city’ and houses a one million tonne integrated steel plant (with the capacity to produce 4 million tonnes of steel). It is the third largest city in Odisha.

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