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Ranchi City Guide

Situated picturesquely in the heart of Chotanagpur at an altitude of 2,140 ft above sea level is the nucleus of the region. Once the summer capital of Bihar, Ranchi is well known for its scenic attractions, waterfalls, barren rocks & hillocks. It has a number of Industrial Complexes, which are very important in the Industrial life of the country.


While on the one hand beautiful and exciting waterfalls are scattered around this town, on the other hand huge industries are also to be seen there, which do attract visitors. There are many scenic attractions in and around Ranchi that hold tourists for days together. It is also an important place for the study of tribal ways; of life it offers an ideal opportunity to those interested in Anthropology. Bihar Tribal Research Institute and museum is well worth a visit for those seeking to know more about the tribes of Bihar. One can consider some of above all it is the central point of Chotanagpur, which one cannot miss to visit. Due to its good climate, lot of people come here for health sake too. It gets 1530 mm rain annually.

General Info. :

Area : 35 sq. kms.
Altitude : 2,140 ft.

Climate :

Winter : Minimum 10.3 degree Maximum 22.9 degree
Summer : Minimum 20.6 degree C. Maximum 37.2 degree C.

Rainfall :1530 mm annual

Clotthing :

Summer : Light Cotton
Winter : Heavy woolen

Visiting Season :September to May

Languages spoken : Hindi, Nagpuria, Oraon, blundari and Bengali.

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