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Jharkhand

Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It’s known for its waterfalls, the elegant Jain temples of Parasnath Hill and the elephants and tigers of Betla National Park. The state capital of Ranchi is a gateway to the park. It features the 17th-century Jagannath Temple, a Hindu shrine and the Jharkhand War Memorial. Tagore Hill is a monument honoring Nobel Prize-winning author Rabindranath Tagore.
Founded15 November 2000 Trending
HDI rank34th (2017)
Jharkhand
State of India
An immensely resource-rich state, Jharkhand suffers from resource curse

An immensely resource-rich state, Jharkhand suffers from a resource curse
Seal of Jharkhand
Seal
Location of Jharkhand

Location of Jharkhand
Map of Jharkhand

Map of Jharkhand
Coordinates (Ranchi): 23.35°N 85.33°ECoordinates23.35°N 85.33°E
Country India
Region East India
Formation 15 November 2000
Capital Ranchi
Largest city Jamshedpur
Districts 24
Government
 • Governor Draupadi Murmu
 • Chief Minister Raghubar Das (BJP)
 • Legislature Unicameral (81 seats)
 • Parliamentary constituency 14
 • High Court Jharkhand High Court
Area
 • Total 79,714 km2(30,778 sq mi)
Area rank 16th
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,988,134
 • Rank 14th
 • Density 414/km2(1,070/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-JH
HDI Increase 0.589 (medium)
HDI rank 34th (2017)
Literacy 67.6% (31st)
Official language[2] Hindi
Website www.jharkhand.gov.in

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