Jharkhand

Jharkhand
CapitalRanchi
Area
 - Total
 - Cultivable
79.70 Lakh Hectares
38 Lakh Hectares
Population
 - Total (2001)
 - Density

21,843,911
274/km˛
Date of formationNovember 15, 2000
Highways
 - National
 - State
1006 km
4662 km
Universities5
Schools21386

Jharkhand (झार्खण्ड) is a state of India. It was carved out of the erstwhile state of Bihar on November 15, 2000. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital. The other major cities are Bokaro, Dhanbad and Jamshedpur.

It has twenty two districts. These are Ranchi, Lohardagga, Gumla, Simdega, Palamu, Latehar, Garhwa, West Singhbhum, Saraikela Kharsawan, East Singhbhum, Dumka, Jamtara, Sahebganj, Pakur, Godda, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Koderma, Giridih, Dhanbad, Bokaro and Deoghar.

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