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Bokaro district
बोकारो जिला
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Location of Bokaro district in Jharkhand
State Jharkhand,  India
Administrative division North Chotanagpur Division
Headquarters Bokaro
Area 2,861 km2 (1,105 sq mi)
Population 17,75,961 (2001)
Population density 508 /km2 (1,315.7/sq mi)
Lok Sabha Constituencies 1. Dhanbad (shared with Dhanbad district), 2. Giridih (shared with Giridih district)
Assembly Seats 4
Official website

Bokaro district (Hindi: बोकारो जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was established in 1991 by carving out one subdivision consisting of two blocks from Dhanbad District and six blocks from Giridih District. Bokaro Steel City is the district headquarters. The district has a population of 17,75,961 (2001 census).

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Geography

Bokaro district covers a geographical area of 2861 km². The average altitude of the land is 210 metres from mean sea level.

The district has a maze of valleys and sub-valleys formed by the River Damodar and its tributaries. They form an important source of water for the industries and townships which have sprung up on its banks in the last few decades. Some hills and hillocks rise above the gentle valley making it a panoramic landscape to view.

The population is drawn from all parts of India. The population is well educated and urbane.

Economy

Bokaro district has a large steel plant, Bokaro Steel Plant, controlled by the Steel Authority of India Limited and several other medium and small industries. The district has already emerged prominently on the industrial map of India.

Education

The city has numerous IIT coaching institutes. Notable among them are FIITJEE and Brilliant Tutorial. Every year more than 100 students make it to IIT from this city.

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Genealogy

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Bokaro district is one of the twenty-two districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was created in the year 1991 by carving out one subdivision consisting of two blocks from Dhanbad District and six blocks from Giridih District. It covers a geographical area of 2861 square kilometres. The average altitude of the land is 210 metres from mean sea level.

The district has a maze of valleys and sub-valleys formed by the River Damodar and its tributaries. They form an important source of water for the industries and townships which have sprung up on it banks in the last few decaded. Some hills and hillocks rise above the gentle valley making it a panoramic landscape to view.

Bokaro Steel City is the district headquarter with a population of around 800,000. The population is drawn from all parts of India. The population is well educated and urbane.

Bokaro district has a large steel plant, Bokaro Steel Plant, controlled by Steel Authority of India Limited and several other medium and small industries. The district has already emerged prominently on the industrial map of India. This city is very neat and clean city. The atmosphere of this city is really good.

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Districts of Jharkhand, India
Bokaro • Chatra • Deoghar • Dhanbad • Dumka • East Singhbhum • Garhwa • Giridih • Godda • Gumla • Hazaribagh • Jamtara • Koderma • Latehar • Lohardaga • Pakur • Palamu • Ranchi • Sahebganj • Seraikela Kharsawan • Simdega • West Singhbhum
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