Category:Jharkhand

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Jharkhand (Hindi: झारखंड}}, [IPA: ˈdʒʱaːrkʰəɳɖ) is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar state on November 15, 2000. Jharkhand 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. An area of 28,833 sq mi (74,677 km²). The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital. The name "Jharkhand" comes from the Sanskrit word Jharikhanda, which is the ancient name of the region's dense forest.

Jharkhand 
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Indian state
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Instance of state of India
Part of Eastern India
Location India, India
Capital
  • Ranchi
Official language
  • Hindi
Head of government
  • Raghubar Das
Inception 15 November 2000
Area
  • 79714 square kilometre
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 241843707
GND ID: 4364512-4
OSM relation ID: 1960191
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