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 ofstate of India
Part ofEastern India
LocationIndia, India
Capital
Legislative body
  • Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
Executive body
  • Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
Official language
Head of government
  • Raghubar Das
Inception15 November 2000
Population
  • 32,988,134 (2011)
Area
  • 79,714 square kilometre
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GND ID: 4364512-4
OSM relation ID: 1960191
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23° 00′ 00″ N, 85° 00′ 00″ E

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