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West Singhbhum District

West Singhbhum District is in the southern part of Jharkhand. It has an area of 5,351 sq km and lies at a height of 244 m above the sea level. The district headquarters is at Chaibasa. West Singhbhum is bounded by the district of Ranchi in the north, Seraikela District in the east, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj districts of Orissa in the south and the district of Gumla and Sundargarh (in Orissa) in the west.

West Singhbhum is full of hills alternating with valleys, steep mountains and deep forests on the mountain slopes. Koel, Kharkai, Sanjai, Deo and Baitarani are the main rivers. The majority of total population is tribal. There is a large quantity of agro forestry products (herbs). The important tourist destinations are Bidri, Hirni Falls, Jojohatu, Jupunggutu, Kharsawan, Bandgaon, Chakradharpur and Tholkobad.

Updated on 18th January, 2015

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