Dhanbad

By StateNewsAdmin - Sat Jun 30, 3:06 pm

dhanbad,dhanbad mapABOUT DHANBAD

The Dhanbad district situated in the state of Jharkhand lies between 23o37’3″ N and 24o4′ N latitude and between 86o6’30″ E and 86o50′ E longitude. The district is bounded on the west by Giridih and Bokaro on the north by Giridih and Dumka and on the east and south by Purulia district of West Bengal.

There are 100850 acres of hillocks and 56454 acres of forests. It is about 500-1000 feet above Sea level. Its soil is by and large lateritic in nature.

ATTRCTIONS

CHARAK PATHAR, CHATI GOBINDPUR, GOLAPUR, JHINJHIPAHARI, MEVA, PANRRA, CHARK- KHURD, TOPCHANCHI, MAITHON, PANCHET, JAMADOBA etc.

HOW TO REACH

Dhanbad is situated around 270 kms from Kolkata in Howrah – Delhi route.

Air : The nearest airport connected to all major cities of the country is Ranchi & Kolkata Airport.
Rail : All important trains including Rajdhani & Satabdi Express stop here.

Coming from North India take either Rajdhani Express, Poorva Express, Kalka Mail, Jammu-Tawi Express, or New-Delhi-Howrah Express. In addition Purusottam Express and Jharkhand Express passes through Gomoh, which is 30 minutes from Dhanbad.

Coming from Bombay side – Bombay Howrah mail is the direct train to Dhanbad.

From South -Allepy Dhanbad Express is the direct train. Otherwise come to Howrah and from Howrah you have a large number of trains to Dhanbad.

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