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Dhanbad is home to lush green forests that sprawl across acres of land, and buried deep in the heart of these forests are tonnes of coal, also known as 'black gold.' Coal by itself meets 75% of the national electricity requirement in the country, and a good part of it is sourced from Dhanbad. Often referred to as the Coal Capital of India, Dhanbad houses the biggest mines in the nation. \r\n\r\nBharat Coking Coal Limited, Indian Iron and Steel Company, Eastern Coalfields Limited, and Tata Steel have set plants in the district and propelled its development. As a result, Dhanbad is the leading immigration hub for people from all over Jharkhand and Bihar, making it the second most crowded urban agglomeration in the state and nationally stands at the forty-second position.\r\n\r\nThe famous academic institute called Indian School of Mines (ISM Dhanbad) lies here. It is trying to undo the damage caused by the pollution unleashed on the city by the coal mining industry.

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  • Best time to visit dhanbad Winter is the best time to visit Dhanbad as summers are scorching. It is advised to avoid going to Dhanbad d...Read More
  • How to reach dhanbad Although Dhanbad has an airport, it is used only for small aircraft, mostly by dignitaries who travel by helic...Read More
  • Transport In dhanbad Local buses run such that they cover various routes in the city keeping the railway station as one end point. ...Read More
  • People of dhanbad Hinduism is followed by 80% of Dhanbad's population, followed by 15% muslims. The natives of Jharkhand ar...Read More
  • Languages of dhanbad Hindi and many dialects branching out of it are spoken in Dhanbad. Being bordered by West Bengal, you can also...Read More
  • History of dhanbad The Bengal presidency of British India had a district called Manbhum in its south. The Chinese traveller Hieun...Read More
  • Culture of dhanbad The coal capital of India, Dhanbad displays a rich culture diversity enriched with folk music, arts and painti...Read More
  • Weather of dhanbad If it wasn't for the pollution created by the coal and associated industries, Dhanbad would have had a pl...Read More
  • Map of dhanbad The Chhota Nagpur plateau is the geographical region that houses Dhanbad. The city has an east-west breadth of...Read More

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