Jharkhand: General Information

 

Jharkhand – The Place comprises of twenty-two districts of the previous Bihar. With an area of 74,677 Sq km, the new shape will be bordered by Bihar, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, and West Bengal to its north, west, south and east respectively. Some of the population of previous Bihar is in the Jharkhand region. By means of its enormous reserves of forests and innate resources, things appear up in this primarily poverty ridden region.
Total Geographical Area: 79.70 Lakh Hect

Population: 2,18,43,911

Density of Population : 274 persons / Sq. km

No. of Districts: 22
Cultivable Land: 38.00 Lakh Hect.

Forest : 29% of entire region.

Languages:
Kurukh, Khortha, Santhali , Hindi, Urdu, Mundari , Nagpuria, Sadri, Khariya, Panchparagnia, Ho, Malto, Karmali, Bangla etc.

Festivals:
Sarhul, Karma, Sohrai, Badna, Tusu, Id, X-mas, Holi, Dushahra etc.

FolkMusic:
Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Faguwa,Akhariya Domkach, Adhratiya, Vinsariya, Dohari Domkach, Udasi, Pawas, Daidhara, Pahilsanjha, Pratkali, Jhumta etc.

Folkdance:
Jadur, Natua, Agni, Choukara, Karma, Paika, Chaw, Nachni, Santhal, Jamda, Ghatwari, Matha, Sohrai, Lurisayro etc.

Rivers:
Kharkai, Swarna,Koel, Rekha, Mayurakshi, Batane
barakar, Koyal, sankh, Son, Gumani, Auranga, More, Karo, Bansloi, South Ganga, Damodar