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Jharkhand at a Glance

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Established 15th November 2000
Area 74,677 sq km
Capital Ranchi
Largest city Jamshedpur
Legislature (seats) Unicameral (81)
Governor M.O. Hasan Farook Maricar
Chief Minister Arjun Munda
Official language Hindi
Population 26,909,428 (2001 Census)
Density of Population 338 persons / Sq. km
National Highways 1006 KMs
State Highways 4662 KMs
Health Centers 506
Schools 21386
Universities 5 Incl. One Deemed University
Forest 29% of total area
Total Geographical Area 79.70 Lakh Hect
Cultivable Land 38.00 Lakh Hect
Net Sown Area 18.04 Lakh Hect (25% of total area)
Net Irrigated Area 01.57 Lakh Hect (8% of net shown area)
Major Rivers Koel, Damodar, Brahmani, Kharkai, and Subarnarekha rivers
Government jharkhand.gov.in
Tourism www.jharkhandtourism.in
Districts (24) Ranchi, Lohardaga, Gumla, Simdega, Palamu, Latehar, Garhwa, West Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan, East Singhbhum, Dumka, Jamtara, Sahebganj, Pakur, Godda, Hazaribagh, Chatra, Koderma, Giridih, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Deoghar, Khunti and Ramgarh.