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In the ancient days it was near to Sisupalgarh (also known as "Ashokan Tosali").Then the land was drained by a tributary of the Bhargavi River, a branch of the Mahanadi River.Because of the sand hills, the Bhargavi River, flowing to the south of Puri, moved away towards the Chilika Lake.This shift also resulted in the creation of two lagoons, known as Sar and Samang, on the eastern and northern parts of Puri respectively.According to the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system the climate of Puri is classified as Aw (Tropical savanna climate). The average annual rainfall is 1,337 millimetres (52.6 in) and the average annual temperature is 26.9 °C (80.4 °F). Puri, the holy land of Lord Jagannatha, also known by the popular vernacular name Shrikhetra, has many ancient names in the Hindu scriptures such as the Rigveda, Matsya purana, Brahma Purana, Narada Purana, Padma Purana, Skanda Purana, Kapila Purana and Niladrimahodaya.In the Rigveda, in particular, it is mentioned as a place called Purushamandama-grama meaning the place where the Creator deity of the world – Supreme Divinity deified on an altar or mandapa was venerated near the coast and prayers offered with Vedic hymns.Puri is known by several names since the ancient times, and was locally known as "Shrikhetra" and Lord Jagannath temple is known as "Badadeula".
It is one of the original Char Dham pilgrimage sites for Hindus.Over time the name got changed to Purushottama Puri and further shortened to Puri, and the Purusha came to be known as Jagannatha.