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Jharkhand

Travel Guide Asia India Jharkhand

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Introduction

Jharkhand is a state in the east of India. It was formed in 2000, when the southern part of Bihar became a separate state.

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Geography

Jharkhand covers almost 75,000 square kilometres and shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east.

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Cities

  • Ranchi - the capital
  • Jamshedpur - the largest city

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Getting There

By Plane

Birsa Munda Airport (IXR) near Ranchi offers flights to/from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Patna.

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