The town of Bargarh which is the present district headquarter is located on the bank of the river Zira. The surrounding irrigated green paddy fields enhance the beauty of the area and keep the atmosphere cool even in summer. The place is well connected with N.H. No-6 with a number of large industries all around it. Bargarh is also the main center of famous Sambalpur Tie and Dye Work the main center of famous Dhanuyatra during the last eleven days of the month of Pouse (Dec-Jan)