By StateNewsAdmin - Sun Jul 01, 4:27 am


Giridih district came into existence in 1972 when it was careved out from Hazaribagh district. The district lies between 24°11′ North latitude and 86 ° 18′ East longitudes. The district is bounded in the north by the district of Jamui and part of Nawada district of Bihar , on the east by the district of Deoghar and Jamtara , on the south by district of Dhanbad and Bokaro and west by districts of Hazaribagh and Kodarma.


The famous Parasnath hill(the SAMMED SHIKHAR JEE) is situated here. The famous G.T. Road also passes through this district. Major attractions are Usri Fall, Khandoli, Madhuban, Parasnath, Jharkhandi Dham, Harihar Dham. 


Giridih is well connected with a network of good roads, besides, the Grand Trunk Road there are a number of State Highway and REO roads connecting one place of the district with other places within and outside the district.

By Rail The district headquarters of Giridih is connected by Madhupur – Giridih branch of Eastern Railway. Another important railway Station is Parasnath railway station some 48 kms from district headquater on Howrah-Delhi grand chord line. A new railway line project is going to be commissioned from Giridih-Kodarma via Jamua.

By Air There is a landing airstrip popularly known as Boro aerodrom at the district headquarters of Girdih.

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