Jharkhand lies in eastern India. It was carved out
of the southern part of Bihar state on 15th November
2000. Jharhkand 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. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital.
The other major cities and indurstrial centres are Jamshedpur,
Bokaro, Giridih and Dhanbad.