||Near Ranchi, Bihar.
|Famous as :
||Important Industrial Centre Of India.
||24 SQ. km.
||Hindi, English And Bengali.
THE CITY OF COAL: Dhanbad is a town in eastern Bihar, which is well known for its coal mining and industries. Lying 171 km from Jamshedpur, it is famous for the picturesque Topchhanchi Lake nearby. Bokaro Steel Complex is 47 km away. It lies in the Damodar River Valley, near the Jharia coalfield and is an important agricultural-trade center.
The collieries, various technical institutes and research centre of high order, attractive neighborhood and the landscapes are the attractions of this industrial city.
Topchhanchi Lake: 37 kms away is the beautiful lake, surrounded by green hills. It is a very famous picnic spot.
Jharia: It is a suburb of Dhanbad, which is rich colliery centre and has extensive commerce.
Sindri: This place, 30 kms from Dhanbad, houses fertilizer and other factories and Bihar Institute of Technology. Maithon and Panchet Dams, the D.V.C. dams are also famous excursions.
HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Calcutta and Delhi are connected by Indian Airlines services, from where Dhanbad is easily reachable.
Rail: Dhanbad has an important railway station on eastern railway and is very well connected with Patna, Calcutta and other cities of India.
Road: It is very well connected by road with important towns of Bihar.
Altitude: 840 ft. above sea level.
Rainfall: 1,418mm, annually.
|Temperature (degrees c):
||Light woolens. Cottons and light tropical