Jharkhand


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For a long time, Jharkhand remained as a part of Bihar, but after Indian independence, the demand for a separate state of tribals started gaining momentum. In the last fifty years, the tribes of this region fought against the hegemony of Northern Bihar, a region that gained from the mineral deposits of this region like anything.

The Jharkhand State was brought into existence by the Bihar reorganization Act on November 15,2000. Ranchi is the Capital of Jharkhand in india, and the largest city is Jamshedpur. Jharkhand is famous for its rich mineral resources like Uranium, Mica, Bauxite, Granite, Gold, Silver, Graphite, Magnetite, Dolomite, Fireclay, Quartz, Fieldspar, Coal (32% of India), Iron, Copper (25%of India) etc. Forests and woodlands occupy more than 29% of the state which is amongst the highest in India. The Languages spoken are Hindi, Santhali, Mundari, Bengali, Urdu and Bhojpuri

State/District codeJharkhand/DistrictTotal populationMalesFemalesPercentage Decadal Growth 2001-2011Sex RatioDensity (persons per sq km)
20Jharkhand32966238169316881603455022.34947414
1Garhwa132238768398463840327.71933327
2Chatra104230453420950809528.98951275
3Kodarma71716936795234921732.59949427
4Giridih24452031258607118659628.33943497
5Deoghar149187977674171513828.02921602
6Godda131138267850463287825.14933622
7Sahibganj115003859039055964823.96948719
8Pakur89920045310144609928.15985498
9Dhanbad26826621405847127681511.919081284
10Bokaro2061918107627098564815.99916716
11Lohardaga46173823257522916326.67985310
12Purbi Singhbhum22910321175696111533615.53949648
13Palamu1936319100387693244325.94929381
14Latehar72567336953435613929.38964200
15Hazaribagh173400589117984282625.75946403
16Ramgarh94915949403745512213.06921684
17Dumka132109666924065185619.39974300
18Jamtara79020740345038675721959439
19Ranchi29120221493376141864623.9950557
20Khunti53029926593926436021.96994215
21Gumla102565651473051092623.21993193
22Simdega59981329990529990816.621000160
23Pashchimi Singhbhum150161974931475230521.691004209
24Saraikela-Kharsawan106345854323252022625.28958390

Capital is Ranchi