Flanked by the Mahagiri range and the Daitari range, Sukinda Valley spreads over an area of 50 sq km from Kansa to Maruabil in Jajpur District
. In the middle of this valley flows a natural stream, Damsala, and it joins river Brahmani
at a point further from the valley. The valley is abundant in the deposits of chromites and Orissa
accounts for more than 90% of the country’s chromite deposits.