Odisha, previously spelled as "Orissa", is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the north-east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west, Telangana to the south-west and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Bhubaneswar is the capital city of Odisha. Odisha has abundant natural resources and a large coastline. Oriya is the language spoken by the majority of the people of the state. English is widely used for official purpose and Oriya is used as regional language.