Puri is situated on this part of the Eastern Coast. It is an important religious center and is known for its Jagannath temple. Nearby is the Chilika Lake, which has a famous bird sanctuary. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Orissa. Cuttack is an important business and industrial centre. Orissa is famous for its unique silverwork, handicrafts, saris and textiles. Orissa is also rich in minerals like iron. Oriya is the main language spoken in this state. The Odissi dance from is very popular. There are many tribal groups which live in the forests and hilly areas.