Bamra State or Bamanda State, covering an area of 5149 km², was one of the Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj, its capital was in Debagarh (Deogarh). Bamra State acceded to India in 1948.
Most of the country is forest, producing timber and lac but said to be rich in iron ore. The northern border is touched by the Bengal-Nagpur railway, with a station at Bamra town. The state is one of the five Oriya feudatories, which were transferred from the Central Provinces to Bengal, on the reconstitution of that province in October 1905. The capital is Deogarh.
A legend states that the Raja of Bamra belonged to the Gangabasi Rajput dynasty of Patna. He is believed to have been stolen as a child and was made the ruler of the state of Bamra by the Bhuiya and Khond people around 1545. On 1 January 1948 Bamra's last ruler signed the accession to the Indian Union.