Jharkhand at a glance


Jharkhand is located in the southern part of India. Here, Jharkhand at a glance provides important information and figures about Jharkhand. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.

Jharkhand at a glance
Particulars Description
Capital Ranchi
Established 15th November 2000
Largest City Jamshedpur
Latitude 23.6102° N
Longitude 85.2799° E
Area Total 79,714 km2
Districts 24
Sub Divisions 38
Blocks 264
No. of Municipal Corporations 9
Total Towns 95
Total Villages 32620
Total Population (Census 2011) 3,29,88,134
Male (Census 2011) 1,69,30,315
Female (Census 2011) 1,60,57,819
Density (Census 2011) 414 per sq. km
Literacy Rate -Total (Census 2011) 66.41%
Literacy Rate -Male (Census 2011) 76.84%
Literacy Rate -Female (Census 2011) 55.42%
Highest peak Parasnath (4,490 ft)
Official Language Hindi
State Mammal Elephant
State Bird Koel
State Flower Palash
State Tree Saal
Airport Ranchi, Jamshedpur
Lok Sabha Constituency 14
Rajya Sabha Seat 6
Assembly Constituency 81