The place where there is timberland) is a state in eastern India cut out of the southern piece of Bihar on 15 November 2000. The state imparts its outskirt to the conditions of Bihar toward the north, Uttar Pradesh toward the northwest, Chhattisgarh toward the west, Odisha toward the south, and West Bengal toward the east. It has a zone of 79,710 km2 (30,778 sq mi).
The city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka its sub-capital. Jharkhand experiences asset revile; It represents over 40% of the mineral assets of India, yet it endures across the board destitution as 39.1 for each penny of the populace is beneath the neediness line and 19.6 for every penny of the kids under five years old are malnourished. The State is fundamentally a rustic state as just 24 percent of the populace lives in urban areas.
According to the 2011 evaluation, Hinduism is the greater part religion in the state at 67.8%, trailed by Islam at 14.5% and Christianity at 4.3%.Other religions, principally Sarnaism, constitute 12.8% of the populace.
The state was framed with 18 regions that were once in the past piece of south Bihar. Some of these areas were rearranged to frame 6 new locales, in particular, Latehar, Saraikela Kharsawan, Jamtara, Sahebganj, Khunti, and Ramgarh. At introduce, the state has 5 Divisions and 24 Districts. One intriguing thing about Jharkhand is that every one of its regions, aside from Lohardaga and Khunti, share a fringe with a neighboring state.