Information about Jharkhand

State Information
ISO Code JH
Vehicle Code JH
Capital Ranchi
Largest City Jamshedpur
Formation Date Nov 15, 2000 (17 years ago)
Population 32,988,134
Area 74,677 km2
Official Languages Hindi
Other Official Languages Urdu
Information about the name Jharkhand
Name in State Language झारखण्ड (Hindi)
Meaning of the name Forest Land
Additional Information jhari means "dense forest" in Sanskrit. khand means "land."
Information about Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Name of the Chief Minister Raghubar Das
Chief Minister since Dec 28, 2014 (2 years ago)
Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party
Information about Governor of Jharkhand
Name of the Governor Draupadi Murmu
Governor since May 18, 2015 (2 years ago)