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Dhanbad City Guide

The Mining Town of Dhanbad is internationally famous for coal mines. This industrial and commercial town in the Chotanagpur Plateau has the distinction of lying in the heart of India's richest coal - fields at Jharia.

How to reach :

Rail : Dhanbad has an important Railway Station on Eastern Railway and is very well connected with Patna, Kolkata and other important cities of India.

Road :Dhanbad is very well connected by road with important Towns of Bihar.

General Info. :

Area : 241 sq. kms.
Altitude : 841 Sq. ft. above sea level.

Climate :
Winter : Maximum 22 °C Minimum 8 °C
Summer : Maximum 44 °C Minimum 22 °C
Rainfall :1,418 m

Season :
October to March

Clothing required :
Summer : Cotton/tropical
Winter : Light woollen.

Languages spoken : Hindi, English, Bengali.

Places To See: Central Mining Research Center, Central Fuel Research Institute, Directorate General of Mines Safety, Mining College


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