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Konar is located in Hazaribagh District and is near the district's border with Bokaro District. It is 50 km south-east of Hazaribagh.

It lies on the banks of Konar River, a tributary of the Damodar River. The place is inhabited by nomadic Birhor tribe, a small population of hunter-gatherers resembling the Hadzabe of Tanzania.

Konar Dam is located nearby. The steel city of Bokaro is around 24 km south-east.

Ranchi Airport is the closest airport. Nearest railhead is Gumia Railway Station. Bokaro Thermal Railway Station and Bokaro Steel City Railway Station are the other railheads nearby.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Hazaribagh
Location: Konar    

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