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Travel India guide provides you with detailed information on Jharkhand. The new state of Jharkhand has been recently bifurcated from Bihar. The currently available information about the new state is given below. All other information has been included in the State of Bihar. Jharkhand is a state of Mines and Minerals, Industries, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Forestaries. It is mostly a tribal area. Nearly eighty percent of the population of the state are tribes. Sarhul is the most famous festival among the tribes. With its capital city Ranchi, Mines are located near the Dhanbad city, Minerals are in Chotanagpur, Wildlife in Hazaribagh, Industries in Jamshedpur and Bokaro. It is rich in Iron and Steel, Coal, Mica etc. Iron ore rich area is Chhotanagpur. Bokaro is well known for its Iron and Steel. Jamshedpur is the Industrial Capital of the state.

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Tourist places to visit in Jharkhand

Hazaribagh:
Meaning a thousand gardens, is a famous Health Hill Resort situated on a height of 2019 ft. above sea level. It has an excellent climate and beautiful sceneries are all around it in the midst of dense forest. It is rich in flora and fauna. Hazaribagh is 93 kms from Ranchi by road and at the same time it is also well connected by road with important towns of the state. It falls on N.H. 33.
The Hazaribagh plateau has on its eastern margin, Parasnath the highest hill in Bihar, rising to a height of 4,480 feet. The loftiness here is of another order.
According to Jain tradition, no less than 23 out of 24 Tirthankaras (including Parsvanatha) are believed to have attained salvation in the Sammetasikhara of the Parasnath hills.
Hundru WaterfallPanch GhatRanchiDasam Waterfall
Ranchi:
The beautiful city of Ranchi is situated picturesquely in the heart of Chotanagpur Santhal Pargana area at an altitude of 2,140 ft above sea level is the nucleus of the region. it's covered by numerous waterfalls like Johnaa, Dasham, Hundru and Panch Ghat.Once the summer capital of Bihar, Ranchi is well known for its scenic attractions, waterfalls, barren rocks & hillocks. It has a number of Industrial Complexes, which are very important in the Industrial life of the country.
While on the one hand beautiful and exciting waterfalls are scattered around this town, on the other hand huge industries are also to be seen there, which do attract visitors. Due to its good climate, lot of people come here for health sake too. It gets 1530 mm rain annually.

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