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History of Ranchi
Ranchi is the state capital of the Indian state of Jharkhand and is known for its large mineral contents, which forms 18% of the total mineral content of India. This is why it is called the "Manchester of the East". It is also called the "city of waterfalls" for comprising many small and big waterfalls in its premises.
The city is spread over an area of 175.12 square kilometres and has an elevation of about 629 metres from the sea level. It is situated in the southern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau and also forms the eastern edge of the Deccan Plateau. It also pos...