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Dhanbad District

Coal Capital of India

Dhanbad District of Jharkhand covers an area of 2,995 sq km. It is bounded by Giridih and Bokaro District in the west, Dumka District in the north and Purulia District of West Bengal in the east and south. Major rivers are Damodar, Katri and Barakar.

Paddy is the main crop. Wheat and oilseeds are also grown. The mining town of Dhanbad is famous for rich coal fields. There is a fertilizer and chemical industry and a super phosphate factory. The other important industries are firebricks industries, glass industry and cement plants. Chark Khurd, Charak Pathar, Chati Gobindpur, Gopalpur, Maithan, Meva, Panchet Dam and Panrra are the tourist destinations.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Dhanbad

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