Puri district is a district of Orissa state. It is famous for temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri and temple of Sun God at Konark. The District has been named after its headquarter town, Puri. The Puri district lies between the latitudes 19°28'N to 26°35'N and longitudes 84°29'E to 86°25'E. It covers an area of 3051 sq km. According to the 2011 census Puri district has a population of 1,697,983.
This district comprises 1714 revenue villages. It has one subdivision, (Puri Sadar), 11 tehsils and 11 blocks. Puri is the only municipality of the district.