Facts about Jharkhand

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There are many fabulous places scattered all over the globe that have a lot to tell, amazing histories to be traced, enchanting stories to be told, and many fossils from the old times. Jharkhand in India is another wonderful place sharing similar experiences. Since the time of its being, Jharkhand has been a center of tourists’ attention. Why is this so? Let us have a look at these interesting facts!

Fact 1:

Jharkhand is a historical city of India and it is most famous for its glorious past, filled with heroes, gods and goddesses, and ancient beliefs. (VisitIndia.org)

Fact 2:

An interesting fact about this place is that there are certain fossil fuels in this area which indicate that the region of Chotanagpur is the home of the transformation of Homo erectus to Homo sapiens, which are modern humans. (VisitIndia.org)

Fact 3:

Rice is the staple food of the state of Jharkhand and Jharkhandis use little or no spices in their cuisines. (Must See India)

Fact 4:

The people in Jharkhand perform folk dances in different parts of the states. Those who are trained performers of these dances are known as the Kunjbans and they have performed world over until now. (Must See India)

Fact 5:

Jharkhand is actually a portion separated from Bihar in the year 2000 because of its uniqueness and historic background. (Polyeyes.com)

Fact 6:

This state of India is very rich in minerals and almost one third of the total nation’s coal deposits are found in Jharkhand. Other important minerals that are found in Jharkhand include copper, mica, bauxite, quartz, chromite, dolomite, titanium, uranium, and gold. (The Columbia Encyclopedia)

Fact 7:

More than 75% of the area of Jharkhand is a plateau named the Nagpur Plateau.

Fact 8:

A major proportion out of the total population of Jharkhand belongs to tribal bloodlines, but surprisingly there is a literacy rate of 67.9% in this state.

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