Jharkhand - The state comprises of twenty-two districts of
the erstwhile Bihar. With an area of 74,677 Sq km, the new state
will be bordered by Bihar, Chattisgarh, Orissa, and West Bengal
to its north, west, south and east respectively. 35% of the population
of former Bihar is in the jharkhand region. With its huge reserves
of forests and natural resources, things can only look up in this
predominantly poverty ridden region.
Geographical Area: 79.70 Lakh Hect
Density of Population : 274 persons / Sq. km
No. of Districts: 18 + 4
Cultivable Land: 38.00 Lakh Hect
Forest : 29% of total area
Santhali , Mundari , Kurukh, Khortha, Nagpuria, Sadri, Khariya,
Panchparagnia, Ho, Malto, Karmali, Hindi, Urdu, Bangla etc.
Sarhul, Karma, Sohrai, Badna, Tusu, Id, X-mas, Holi, Dushahra etc.
Akhariya Domkach, Dohari Domkach, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar,
Faguwa, Udasi, Pawas, Daidhara, Pahilsanjha, Adhratiya, Vinsariya,
Pratkali, Jhumta etc.
Paika, Chaw, Jadur, Karma, Nachni, Natua, Agni, Choukara, Santhal,
Jamda, Ghatwari, Matha, Sohrai, Lurisayro etc.
Damodar, Mayurakshi, barakar, Koyal, sankh, Son, Auranga, More,
Karo, Bansloi, South Koel, Kharkai, Swarna Rekha, Ganga, Gumani,