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Dhanbad (Hindi: धनबाद) is the capital of Dhanbad District, Jharkhand, India. Dhanbad has the best roads in India[citation needed]. The city is famous for its coal mines and industrial establishments; because of this, it has been called the "Coal Capital" of India and the "City of Coal." Until October 25, 1956 Dhanbad was a part of Manbhum District, West Bengal. Hindi (हिन्दी or हिंदी in Devanagari; pronunciation: ), an Indo-European language spoken mainly in northern and central India, is the official language of the Union government of India [1][2]. It is part of a dialect continuum of the Indic family, bounded on the northwest and west by Punjabi, Sindhi, Urdu, and... Dhanbad district is one of the twenty-two districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Dhanbad is the administrative headquarters of this district. ... | state_name=Jharkhand | | capital=Ranchi | latd = 23. ... Coal Coal (IPA: ) is a fossil fuel extracted from the ground by underground mining or open-pit mining (surface mining). ... West Bengal   (Bengali: পশ্চিমবঙ্গ, Poshchimbôŋgo) is a state in eastern India. ...

The Indian School of Mines, located in Dhanbad, draws students from all over India, as well as some other countries. The Central Mining Research Institute (CMRI), and the Central Fuel Research Institute (CFRI), both of which are controlled by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), are located in the area. The economy of Dhanbad is mainly dependent upon coal and coal based industries. Dhanbad is on the route of the Shatabdi Express,Rajdhani Express. Indian School of Mines (ISM) is a fully residential public co-educational university located in the mineral-rich belt of India in the town of Dhanbad. ... Shatabdi Expresses are a series of passenger trains introduced in India in 1988, to serve as fast connections between cities that are relatively close to each other. ... Rajdhani Express is a passenger train service in India introduced in 1969 providing high-speed connections (up to 140 km/h / 87 mph) from various railway stations in the capital city of New Delhi to the capital cities of various states in India (or, in certain cases, prominent cities within...

Tata Steel has set up mines in the area. The company has developed small townships for its employees containing roads, water, power and sanitation facilities. Coal washing and coke making are the main coal related industry in the city. Tata Steel, formerly known as TISCO (Tata Iron and Steel Company Limited), is Indias second largest steel company (slated to become largest after the completion of its ongoing takeover of Corus). ...

The maximum temperature in winter is 22 °C, and the minimum is 8 °C. In summer, the maximum is 44 °C, and the minimum is 22 °C.

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