Jharkhand is a state of eastern India. It was carved from the southern part of Bihar on November 15, 2000. Jharkhand is from Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to Odisha in the west, West Bengal in the south and Bihar to the west in the east. Its area is 30,778 square miles (79,710 km2). Ranchi industrial town is its capital and Dumka is HF sub capital, Dhanbad is the most populous city of India, while Jamshedpur is the largest and largest industrial city in the state. Some of the other major cities and industrial centers are Bokaro, Dhanbad and Jamshedpur. The main religious center is Devghar.
Best Time to Visit
Ranchi has sub-tropical climate i.e, extremely hot in summers and cool in winters. Though Ranchi can be visited anytime during the year, the number of tourists drop in May-June due to the extreme heat in the region.
How to Reach :-
BY AIR – The air network is not very developed in Jharkahnd. There are 4 domestic airports but only have few flights. Birsa Munda Airport is a public domestic airport serving the city of Ranchi, Jharkhand. It is connected by a flight to Mumbai via Delhi.
BY RAIL – Direct trains are there from Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, and Patna. Trains from Mumbai pass through Jamshedpur, which is just 140 km from Ranchi. Bokaro, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Tata, Gomo are main railway station in Jharkhand. The Howrah-Delhi main and Grand Chord lines cut across the northern part of the state. The Howrah-Mumbai lines goes via Jamshedpur in the southern part of state. The Barkakhana-Sonenagar and other links on the western side are gaining in importance.
BY ROAD – Ranchi is situated at the junction of National Highways 23 and 33. Good network of road connects various places of the states with each other and rest of the country. State transport and private buses ply within the state and also to neighboring states like Bihar and West Bengal. The Grand Trunk Road (NH 2 Kolkata Delhi) cuts across the northern part of the state. NH 6 connecting Kolkata with western India enters the south-east corner of the state for a short span. Ranchi, Bokaro, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad are well connected through neighboring State and major cities.
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