The state of Jharkhand is located in eastern
The Chota Nagpur Plateau forms most of the area of Jharkhand. The plateau is the source of many rivers including Damodar, Koel and Subarnarekha. This area is also famous for its abundant mineral wealth - iron, coal, uranium, graphite, and magnite are among the minerals found here.
Forests and woodlands cover a significant 29 percent of the state. Asian elephant, tiger and bison are among the inhabitants of these forests. Betla National Park in Palamu district and Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary have a rich variety of flora and fauna.
Almost one-third of the population of Jharkhand belongs to indigenous tribal communities - Santhal, Oraon, Munda, Chero and Gond are the important ones. These tribal groups are known for their different languages (such as Santhali, Mundari, Khariya, Panchparagnia) and festivals (Sarhul, Karma, Sohrai, Badna).
Popular destinations in Jharkhand
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"Deoghar is a very good looking city. Communications are very easy and good, Places for shopping..."Debasis , Durgapur, 6 months ago
"Whenever I travel to Kolkata I ensure I also travel to Jamshedpur. A well know and popular fact..."Ashwin , Hyderabad, 7 days ago
"Black diamond city has no of points in near by to visit Bhatinda Falls and maithan dam was awsome..."Laxmikant , Patna, 11 months ago
"Very natural nothing artificial and must visit place one of the best Sun rise and sun set..."Hemant , Kolkata, 1 year ago
"Friendly and Lovely People and Beautiful Tourist Places. "Phani , Ranchi, 3 years ago
"Betla is really a nice place. The jungle safari,and specially the elephant ride was an excellent..."Ankita , Kolkata, 1 year ago