Jharkhand state map:

Jharkhand state capital city is Ranchi. The total area of the state is 79,714 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 2,69,45829 among them male population is 1,38,85037 and female population is 1,30,60792. Sex ratio of the state is 948 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 67.6 %.

Jharkhand state vehicle registration code is JH.

Chief Minister of the state is Raghubar Das and Governor is Draupadi Murmu.

Quick Facts:

State Jharkhand
Meaning of Jharkhand Forest Land
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Wednesday, November 15, 2000
Capital City Ranchi
People of the state called as Jharkhandi
Area 79,714 Km.sq
Population 2,69,45829
Male Population 1,38,85037
Female Population 1,30,60792
Females per 1000 Males 948
Literacy Rate 67.6 %
State Vehicle Registration Code JH
Languages Hindi
No. of districts 24
Chief Minister Raghubar Das
Governor Draupadi Murmu
Assembly Constituencies 81
Parliamentary Constituencies 14
State Animal Indian Elephant
State Flower Palash
State Bird Asian Koel
State Tree Sal
Important Festivals of the state:

Holi, Diwali, Ramnavami, Dussehra, Basant Panchami, Chhath Puja, Jityya Bhaiya Dooj, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Muharrum, Sohrai, Karma, Sarhul are the major festivals celebrated in Jharkhand state.

Top tourist places in Jharkhand:

Jagannath Temple (Ranchi), Jubilee Park (Jamshedpur), Baba Baidyanath Dham (Deoghar), Yogoda Satsanga Sakha Math (Ranchi), Jonha Falls (Ranchi), Bhuvaneshwari Temple (Jamshedpur), Jubilee Lake (Jamshedpur), Sammed Shikharji, Sun Temple (Ranchi), Russi Modi Centre of Excellence (Jamshedpur), Maithan Dam (Dhanbad), Dimna Lake (Jamshedpur), Parasnath Hills (Giridih), Dassam Falls (Ranchi), Deori Temple (Ranchi), Dewri Mandir (Ranchi), Pahari Mandir (Ranchi), Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary (Jamshedpur), Rock Garden (Ranchi), Jayanti Sarovar (Jamshedpur), JRD TATA Sports Complex (Jamshedpur), Tata Steel Zoological Park (Jamshedpur), Trikuta Parvata (Deoghar), Birsa Zoological Park (Ranchi), Basukinath Temple (Deoghar), Naulakha Mandir (Deoghar), Hudru Falls (Ranchi), Khandoli Park (Giridih), Shakti Mandir (Dhanbad), Bokaro Mall (Bokaro Steel City) are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Paddy, Jowar, Bajra, Wheat, Maize, Barley, Gram, Linseed, rapeseed, Mustard and Rice are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Ganges, Swarnarekha, Sone, Barakar, Damodar, South Koyal, Ajay, Shankh, North Koyal, Mayurakshi, Brahmani, Bansloi, Gumani, Sakri, Panchanan, Phalgu are the major rivers that flow in Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Cuisine:

Handia, Bamboo Shoots, Rugra, Kanda, Thekua, Mitha Khaja, Pua, Mahua, Litti, Aaloo Chokha, Dhuska, Chhirka or Chhilka Roti, Arsa Roti, Dubhni Roti, Bedmi Poori, Dhuska & Ghugni are few of the many varieties of Jharkhand.

Demographics:

Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Chattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh are the neighbouring states of Jharkhand.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Bokaro 2061918 1076270 985648
Chatra 1042304 534209 508095
Deoghar 1491879 776741 715138
Dhanbad 2682662 1405847 1276815
Dumka 1321096 669240 651856
Garhwa 1322387 683984 638403
Giridih 2445203 1258607 1186596
Godda 1311382 678504 632878
Gumla 1025656 514730 510926
Hazaribagh 1734005 891179 842826
Jamtara 790207 403450 386757
Khunti 530299 265939 264360
Kodarma 717169 367952 349217
Latehar 725673 369534 356139
Lohardaga 461738 232575 229163
Pakur 899200 453101 446099
Palamu 1936319 1003876 932443
Pashchimi Singhbhum 1501619 749314 752305
Purbi Singhbhum 2291032 1175696 1115336
Ramgarh 949159 494037 455122
Ranchi 2912022 1493376 1418646
Sahibganj 1150038 590390 559648
Saraikela-Kharsawan 1063458 543232 520226
Simdega 599813 299905 299908
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 124
2 Andhra Bank 19
3 Axis Bank 40
4 Bank Of Baroda 86
5 Bank Of India 466
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 7
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 3
8 Canara Bank 132
9 Central Bank Of India 88
10 Corporation Bank 13
11 Dena Bank 21
12 Federal Bank 8
13 HDFC Bank 49
14 ICICI Bank Limited 49
15 IDBI Bank 60
16 Indian Bank 18
17 Indian Overseas Bank 46
18 Indusind Bank 11
19 ING Vysya Bank 2
20 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
21 Karnataka Bank Limited 3
22 Karur Vysya Bank 2
23 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 5
24 Laxmi Vilas Bank 2
25 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 33
26 Punjab And Sind Bank 14
27 Punjab National Bank 114
28 Reserve Bank Of India 1
29 South Indian Bank 2
30 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 9
31 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
32 State Bank Of India 586
33 State Bank Of Patiala 1
34 Syndicate Bank 36
35 UCO Bank 70
36 Union Bank Of India 84
37 United Bank Of India 75
38 Vijaya Bank 13
39 YES Bank 5