Jharkhand: The 28th state of the Indian Union was brought into existence by the Bihar reorganization Act on November 15, 2000 – the birth anniversary of the legendary Bhagwan Birsa Munda. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar state on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east. Jharkhand is famous for its rich mineral resources like Uranium, Mica, Bauxite, Granite, Gold, Silver, Graphite, Magnetite, Dolomite, Fireclay, Quartz, Fieldspar, Coal (32% of India), Iron, Copper (25%of India) etc. Forests and woodlands occupy more than 29% of the state which is amongst the highest in India. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital. Some of the other major cities and industrial centers are Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Sindri, Deoghar, Hazaribagh.

List of Districts and their headquarters in Jharkhand state of India.

District Headquarters Area (km²) Official website
Bokaro Bokaro 2,861
Chatra Chatra 3,700
Deoghar Deoghar 2,479
Dhanbad Dhanbad 2,075
Dumka Dumka 5,518
East Singhbhum Jamshedpur 3,533
Garhwa Garhwa 4,064
Giridih Giridih 4,887
Godda Godda 2,110
Gumla Gumla 9,091 http://gumla.nic.in/
Hazaribag Hazaribag 6,154 http://hazaribag.nic.in/
Koderma Koderma 1,312
Lohardaga Lohardaga 1,494
Pakur Pakur 1,805 http://pakur.nic.in/
Palamu Daltonganj 8,717 http://palamu.nic.in/
Ranchi Ranchi 7,974
Sahibganj Sahibganj 1,599
Seraikela-Kharsawan Seraikela 2,725 http://seraikela.nic.in/
West Singhbhum Chaibasa 9,906 http://chaibasa.nic.in/
Ramgarh Ramgarh 1,212

List of Indian States, and information like their capital, language of state and year of establishment.

StatesCapitalLanguagesYear of Establishment
Andhra PradeshHyderabadTelugu and Urdu1951
Arunachal PradeshItanagerMiji, Apotanji, Merdukpen, Tagin,Adi, Honpa, Bangini-Nishi1972
AssamDispurAssamese1975
BiharPatnaHindi1912
ChhattisgarhRaipurHindi2000
GoaPanajiMarathi and Konkani1961
GujaratGandhinagarGujarati1970
HaryanaChandigarhHindi1966
Himachal Pradesh
ShimlaHindi and Pahari1948
Mizoram
AizawlMizo and English1972
Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar (Summer),Jammu (Winter) Kashmiri,Dogri, Urdu, Ladakhi,Pahari,Punjabi and Dadri1948
JharkhandRanchiHindi2000
KarnatakaBangaloreKannda1956
KeralaTrivandrumMalayalam1956
Madhya PradeshBhopalHindi1956
MaharashtraBombayMarathi1818
ManipurImphalManipuri1947
MeghalayaShillongKhasi, Jaintia and Garo1970
Nagaland
KohimaAo, Konyak, Angami, Sema and Lotha1963
Orissa
BhubaneswarOriya1948
PunjabChandigarhPunjabi1966
RajasthanJaipurRajasthani and Hindi1948
SikkimGangtokBhutia, Hindi, Nepali, Lepcha, Limbu1975
Tamil NaduChennaiTamil1688
TripuraAgartalaBengali, Tripuri, Manipuri, Kakborak1956
Uttar PradeshLucknowHindi1937
UttarakhandDehra DunHindi2000
West BengalCalcuttaBengali1947
Union territories:
Andaman & Nicobar1956
Lakshadweep1956
Chandigarh1966
National Capital Territory of Delhi2001
Dadra and Nagar Haveli1941
Pondicherry1954
Daman and Diu1987

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