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Dhanbad Facts and Figures

Dhanbad city is situated in the state of Jharkhand. The city is known for coal mining. Important facts and figures of Dhanbad including total area, population and literacy rate are provided in the table.

Total Area  2,052 sq. kms. 
Elevation  728 ft. 
Population (2011)  1,195,298 
Population Density  1,284 per sq. kms. 
Telephone Code  +91-326 
Vehicle Registration  JH 10 
Literacy Rate
Male: 85.68 %  
Female: 64.70 %
Male Female Ratio  1000:908 
North: Giridih district (Jharkhand)
South: West Bengal
East: Jamtara district (Jharkhand)
West: Bokaro district (Jharkhand) 
Average Rainfall  1154.4 mm. 
Average Temperature in Summer  32.160 C
Average Temperature in Winter 17.930 C
Languages spoken  Santhali, Hindi 
Major Rivers  Damodar, Konar, Barakar, Jamuria, Katri, Gobai, Irji, Khudia 
Districts 1 (Dhanbad) 
Sub-Districts 1 (Dhanbad) 
Blocks  There are 8 Blocks: Baghmara, Gobindpur, Jharia, Nirsa, Topchanchi, Tundi and Purbi Tundi, Baliapur, Dhanbad 
Assembly Constituencies  Giridih, Tundi, Baghmara, Dhanbad, Sindri, Jharia, Nirsa 
Villages 1349 (As per 1991 Census). 
Panchayats 256 (As per new Gazetteer). 
Revenue Inspector Circle 8 (Dhanbad, Jharia, Baghmara, Nirsa, Topchanchi, Tundi and Purbi Tundi, Govindpur, Baliapur). 
Major Agricultural Products  Paddy, wheat, oilseeds 
Major Industrial Products 
Firebricks, glass products, cement, ceramics, iron and steel, engineering products
Major Exportable Items 
Engineering Products, Magnetite, Ceramic Products, Refractories Products and 
Cement etc.  

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