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Encyclopedia > Ranchi
  ?Ranchi
Jharkhand • India
Map indicating the location of Ranchi
 Ranchi 
Coordinates: 23°21′N 85°20′E / 23.35, 85.33
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Area
Elevation

• 620 m (2,034 ft)
Population 846,454 (census 2,001)
Codes
Pincode
Telephone

• 8340 XX
• +0651 XXXXXXX

Coordinates: 23°21′N 85°20′E / 23.35, 85.33 Ranchi pronunciation  (Hindi: राँची) is the capital city of the Indian state of Jharkhand. Ranchi was the centre of the Jharkhand movement for a separate state for the tribal regions of South Bihar, northern Orissa, Western West Bengal and the present eastern Chhattisgarh. Jharkhand State was formed on 15 November 2000 by carving out the districts of Chota Nagpur and Santhal Parganas divisions of Bihar. When part of the British Raj and subsequently in Bihar, it used to be the summer capital because of its cool climate. The SS Ranchi was a British passenger and cargo carrying ocean liner. ... , Jharkhand   (Hindi: झारखंड, Bengali: ঝাড়খণ্ড,IPA: ) is a state in eastern India. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Locator_Dot. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Location of Mirzapur and the 82. ... The geography of India is diverse, with landscape ranging from snow-capped mountain ranges to deserts, plains, rainforests, hills, and plateaus. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... Example of a PIN: The PIN code of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh A Postal Index Number or PIN or Pincode is the post office numbering or post code system used by the Indian Postal Service. ... For the past decade or so, telecommunication activities have gained momentum in India. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Ranchi. ... Hindi (DevanāgarÄ«: or , IAST: , IPA:  ), an Indo-European language spoken all over India in varying degrees and extensively in northern and central India, is one of the 22 official languages of India and is used, along with English, for central government administrative purposes. ... Capital City is a 60-minute television show produced by Euston Films that ran for 13 episodes in 1989 on ITV. This drama focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. ... India is a federal republic comprising twenty-eight states and seven union territories. ... , Jharkhand   (Hindi: झारखंड, Bengali: ঝাড়খণ্ড,IPA: ) is a state in eastern India. ... is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The Chota Nagpur Plateau (also Chhota Nagpur) is a plateau in eastern India, which covers much of Jharkhand state as well as adjacent parts of Orissa, Bihar, and Chhattisgarh. ... Santhal Parganas constitute one of the administrative Divisions of Jharkhand state, India. ... Anthem God Save The King-Emperor The British Indian Empire, 1909 Capital Calcutta (1858 - 1912) New Delhi (1912 - 1947) Language(s) Hindustani, English and many others Government Monarchy Emperor of India  - 1858-1901 Victoria¹  - 1901-1910 Edward VII  - 1910-1936 George V  - 1936 Edward VIII  - 1936-1947 George VI Viceroy... For other uses, see Bihar (disambiguation). ...


The name Ranchi comes from "archi" an Oraon/Kurukh word for the farmer's "baton" in use while ploughing. The area was an agricultural locality and Doranda (durang da' a Mundari word) was a better known place for its military base and garrison. The present Purani Ranchi was originally known as the village Archi.


Ranchi is a prominent political, commercial, industrial and educational hub of eastern India.

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Geography

Ranchi is located at 23.35° N 85.33° E.[1]. The total area covered by Ranchi - Municipal Area is about 110 square kilometers and the average elevation of the city is 2,140 feet above sea level. For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ...


Geographically, Ranchi is located on southern part of the Chota Nagpur plateau which forms the eastern edge of the Deccan plateau system. The area surrounding Ranchi has been endowed with natural attractions and it is referred to as the “City of Waterfalls”. The most popular waterfalls are Dasham, Hundru, Jonha Falls, Hirni and Panchghat, which are all active perennially. The Chota Nagpur Plateau (also Chhota Nagpur) is a plateau in eastern India, which covers much of Jharkhand state as well as adjacent parts of Orissa, Bihar, and Chhattisgarh. ... Jonha is located some 40 kilometres away from Ranchi. ...


The Subernarekha river and its tributaries constitute the local river system. Dams inKanke, Rukka and Hatia have been built over these channels to cater to the water requirements of the local population. Kanke is a place in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India; and is the location of one of the largest mental asylums in the country. ...


Ranchi has a hilly topography and its combination with dense tropical forests ensures that it enjoys a comparatively moderate climate compared to the rest of the state.


Climate

Ranchi has a sub-tropical climate. Temperature ranges from maximum 37 to 20°C during summer, and minimum 22 to 3°C during winter. The annual rainfall is about 1530 mm. From June to September the rainfall level is about 1,100 mm. Subtropical (or semitropical) areas are those adjacent to the tropics, usually roughly defined as the ranges 23. ...

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Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[2] Ranchi had a population of 846,454. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Ranchi has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 68%. In Ranchi, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of the Volunteer The United Nations Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations Events January January 1 - A black monolith measuring approximately nine feet tall appears in Seattles Magnuson Park, placed by an anonymous... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ...


According to the current estimates, the population of the city is now about 1,300,000. The city witnessed a sudden surge in population after the declaration of the new state of Jharkhand in 2000. Owing to the rising employment opportunities and opening of numerous regional and state level offices, banks, and marketing companies, the city witnessed the influx of migrants. Ranchi has always enjoyed a cosmopolitan environment and still entails a good mix of people from different regions of the country. Ranchi is the largest city in Jharkhand. , Jharkhand   (Hindi: झारखंड, Bengali: ঝাড়খণ্ড,IPA: ) is a state in eastern India. ...


Education

Ranchi has a number of government and privately run schools and colleges.


Most of the government-run schools in Ranchi are affiliated to Jharkhand Academic Council, while most of the private schools are affiliated to ICSE and/or CBSE boards. A number of Christian Schools are Convents or are run by the Jesuit missionaries of the Roman Catholic, Gossner, Evangelical and Lutheran Churches and the Church of North India. The Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) examination is an examination conducted by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations for class 10, i. ... The Central Board of Secondary Education is a board of school education in India. ... This article is about an abbey as a religious building. ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ...


Most of the colleges and institutions of higher education of Ranchi are under the jurisdiction of Ranchi University. There are also Agicultural and Veterinary Colleges which are part of the Birsa Agricultural University located at Kanke. The Ranchi University is a university in Jharkhand state of India. ... Birsa Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Ranchi in the Indian state of Jharkhand. ...


Schools

Ranchi is a city in India, and also the capital of the state Jharkhand. ...

Colleges

Most of the colleges and institutions of higher education of Ranchi are under the jurisdiction of Ranchi University. ...

Transportation and commuting

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Ranchi has road connectivity with 2 National Highways (NH-23 & 33)crossing it and NH-75 originating here. Recently the state government with the support of NHDC has constituted a plan to expand the road connectivity of different district headquarters to this capital city with 4-lane highways of international standards. Neohesperidin dihydrochalcone, sometimes abbreviated to neohesperidin DC or simply NHDC, is an artificial sweetener derived from citrus. ... A highway is a major road within a city, or linking several cities together. ...


One peculiarity of this capital city is that there are no local bus services. For commuting one can hire or share an Auto Rickshaw. Taxis too are available. Cycle rickshaws are a more modest way to travel for short distances.


The city has one State Bus Terminus where buses are available for travelling to Jamshedpur, Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur, Alipurduar, Siliguri, Kolkata, Rourkela. The State Bus Terminus is located near the Ranchi Railway station.


Khad Garha is a Private Bus Terminus where buses are available for multiple destinations within Jharkhand and Bihar. There are also buses available for Kolkata, Benaras, Rourkela and cities of other eastern states. AC Services are available for Patna, Kolkata and Jamshedpur. Most of the buses are equipped with music systems and video.


Ratu Road is another Private Bus Terminus where buses are available for destinations in Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa and Chattisgarh.


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Ranchi has witnessed growth in railway connectivity during the past 3 to 4 years. Growing demand and grants in the annual Railway budgets made sure that Ranchi got its deserved share of allocation. Currently Ranchi has frequent connectivity with all major centres in India.
Major Rail Connections From Ranchi : New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata (Howrah), Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Allepey, Jaipur, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Alipurduar etc.
The Railway Stations in the city are: Tatisilwai, Namkum, Ranchi Junction, Argora & Hatia


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Ranchi has a domestic airport - "Bhagwan Birsa Munda Airpot" (Code: IXR) managed by the Airports Authority of India. It is situated at an elevation of 2120 ft. The airport terminal is situated approximately 7 km South of the city center, in Hinoo. The single runway airport is approximatelty 8000 feet in length and supports navigation/traffic control systems such as HIRL, PAPI, ASPL and Apron Flood lights.


Ranchi is connected by air with most of the major metros of the country. It has 5 daily connections to Delhi and 3 to Kolkatta. It is also connected with cities like Mumbai, Patna, Bhubaneshwar and Chandigarh by daily scheduled services. Airlines include Indian, JetLite, Deccan and MDLR.


New budget airlines have announced plans to connect Ranchi with other destinations.


Trade, commerce, and industry

As an important administrative and military base of the eastern India during the British Raj, Ranchi developed as an important centre of trade and commerce, including a traditional base for sericulture and manufacture of shellac. Villages around Ranchi has been described as the 'vegetable bowl' of Jharkhand and truckloads of green vegetables are transported from the city to different parts of Jharkhand, Bihar, as also to Kolkata. Anthem God Save The King-Emperor The British Indian Empire, 1909 Capital Calcutta (1858 - 1912) New Delhi (1912 - 1947) Language(s) Hindustani, English and many others Government Monarchy Emperor of India  - 1858-1901 Victoria¹  - 1901-1910 Edward VII  - 1910-1936 George V  - 1936 Edward VIII  - 1936-1947 George VI Viceroy... Sericulture is the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk. ... For the post-punk band, see Shellac (band). ... , “Calcutta” redirects here. ...


After India gained independence, Ranchi continued to grow and a number of industrial facilities were located in and around the city, and it emerged as an important industrial centre. Along with other two industrial townships of Jamshedpur and Bokaro, it completes the industrial structure of Jharkhand. Techno-industrial facilities of Ranchi include Heavy Engineering Corporation, Mecon, SAIL's R&D Facility, High Tension Insulator factory, CCL, CMPDI, IICM, Usha Martin, Usha Beltron Shipping Corporation of India, Jain Construction , Jamsehdpur   (जमशेदपूर in Devanagari) is a city located in the state of Jharkand in India, founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata. ... Bokaro is one of the districts of Jharkhand state, India. ... Heavy Engineering Corporation or HEC is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) in India. ... Mecon is the annual science fiction and fantasy convention held in August each year by Queens University, Belfast Science Fiction and Fantasy Society (QUBSFF). ... Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is the second largest steel maker in India. ... 220. ... The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is a PSU of the Government of India that operates and manages vessels that services both national and international lines. ...


Important Public Sector Undertakings & Govt. Institutions

  • Heavy Engineering Corporation Ltd., Dhurwa
  • Garden Reach Ship Builder's Ltd, Dhurwa
  • MECON Ltd. Doranda
  • Research & Development Centre for SAIL

Also known as RDCIS, the centre was established in 1974 as the corporate R&D of Steel Authority of India Ltd. Today it is the largest and most reputed Steel Research Centre of the country. The centre boasts of over 350 scientists and a huge array of sophisticated research /test equipment. Besides addressing to the R&D needs of SAIL (Steel Authority of India Ltd), the centre also provides diverse scientific services to other organisations on contract basis.

  • CET, SAIL
  • MTI, SAIL
  • CMPDI
  • National Institute of Foundry Forge Technology, Hatia
  • Central Coalfield Limited (CCL)

Central Government Offices

  • The Accountant General's Office, Doranda
  • Income Tax Office, Main Road
  • Divisional Railway Manager's Office, Hatia
  • BSNL, Albert Ekka Chowk
  • General Post Office, Albert Ekka Chowk
  • Forest Office, Doranda

Health care facilities and important hospitals

The city is traditionally the medical centre for the entire region of about 400 km in radius. Many hospitals, both private and public, dot the city.

  • The Rajendra Medical College now known as Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences RIMS is the largest of three medical colleges in the state. Excellent Neurodiagnostic facilites exist in the Advanced Diagnostic Centre.
  • The most famous Indian corporate hospital chain (Apollo Hospitals Group) runs a private hospital on the outskirts of the city.Kafi kharab se maintained hai.
  • Seva Sadan
  • HEC Hospital
  • MECON Hospital
  • Raj Hospital
  • Guru Nanak Hospital
  • Saint Barnabas Hospital
  • Seven Day Adventist Hospital
  • K.C.Roy Memorial Hospital
  • Ranchi is famous across India for its psychiatric care centers. Ranchi has some of the largest facilities for mentally-challenged patients at Kanke. There are three major hospitals taking care of patients with psychiatric illnesses.
  1. Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke
  2. RINPAS, Kanke
  3. Davis Institute of Neuropsychiatry, Kanke

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Tourist attractions

Temples

Jonha Falls - This is a popular tourist destination situated 40 km from the City.
Jonha Falls - This is a popular tourist destination situated 40 km from the City.
  • Rajrappa Mandir About 65 km from Ranchi for the worship of Goddess Kali, known as Chhinnamasta. Also a tourist place; has great picnic spots.
  • Pahari Temple - Heart of the city
  • Durga Badi - Near Firayalal Chowk at the heart of the city.
  • Jagannathpur Temple - Built in the architectural style of Puri temples about 300 years old
  • Surya Temple - 38 km from Ranchi on Ranchi-Tata NH Road
  • Bhawani Shankar Mandir Temple, Ginjo Thakur Gaon - 25 km from Ranchi on Ratu Road NH Road (12 km from Ratu in the way of Ratu - Burmu Road)
  • Parasnath or Shikharjee - A major pilgrimage of the Jain's about 200 km from Ranchi in Girdih District.
  • Ramakrishna Mission and Ashram, Morhabadi, Ranchi
  • Ramakrishna Mission Ashram and T B Sanatorium, Tupudana, Ranchi
  • Dewri Temple - 58 km from Ranchi on Ranchi-Tata NH 33 road
  • Doranda Jain Mandir - 4 km from Ranchi
  • Head Quarters of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India, founded by Paramahansa Yogananda, situated about 200 metres from Ranchi railway station.
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Important Churches

  • St. Mary's Cathedral, Purulia Road, Ranchi
  • Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church, Main Road, Ranchi
  • Church of Northern India, Church Road, Ranchi
  • All Saints Church, Doranda, Ranchi

Important Mosques

Iqra masjid Main road


Important Gurudwaras

Festivals

Ranchi is home to people of many castes, creeds and sects. All festivals are celebrated with pomp, glory and in harmony. People from nearby as well as far off places visit Ranchi during the holidays.

  • Jagannathpur Mela-Held at the Jagannath Temple, Ranchi during summer ever year.
  • Saraswati Puja
  • Holi
  • Durga Puja
  • Diwali
  • Vishwakarma Puja
  • Id - Ul -Fitre
  • Id - Ul - Zoha
  • Muharram
  • Sarhul
  • Karam
  • World Indigenous Day, August 9
  • Sohrai
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Jharkhand Formation Day
  • Mahavir Jayanti

Jagannath Temple in Ranchi was built by Thakur Ani Nath Shahdeo, king of Barkagarh Jagannathpur, on 25th December 1691. ...

Parks and resorts

  • Nakshatra Van - Heart of the city, near Raj Bhawan (Governor's House)
  • Birsa Zoological Park - 14 km from Ranchi
  • Night Safari - 14 km from Ranchi
  • Deer Park - 16 km from Ranchi on Ranchi-Khunti Road
  • Sidhu Kaanhu Park - Heart of the city
  • Dr. Zakhir Hussain Park - Heart of the city
  • Ranchi Hill - Pahari Baba Temple - Heart of the city.
  • Tagore hill - Morabadi, 5 km from the center of the city
  • Rock Garden - Kanke Road, 4 km from the center of the city
  • Fun Castle - Ratu, 7 km from Ranchi
  • Crocodile Farm - Ormanjhi, 19 km from Ranchi

Other than these recognized parks (most of which have entry fee), there are many open playgrounds which are vanishing fast as the government/administration has decided that massive constructions on available government lands (which will create more traffic and pollution in the choking narrow roads) is the way to progress, and the fact that a city requires open playgrounds where youngsters can go to play and have healthy recreational activity is easily overlooked. Nakshatra Van is a park created by the Jharkhand Forest Department in front of the Jharkhand Raj Bhawan (Governors Residence) in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, a state of India. ...


Water resorts

  • Ranchi Lake - Heart of the city
  • Dhurwa Dam
  • Rukka Dam - 16 km from Ranchi
  • Aqua World - Heart of the city
  • Dassam Falls - About 40 km from Ranchi on Ranchi-Tata NH Road
  • Jonha Falls - About 35 km from Ranchi
  • Sita Falls - near to Jonha falls
  • Hundru Falls - 30 km from Ranchi
  • Hirni Falls - 90 km towards Chakradharpur
  • Panchghaag - 50 km from ranchi
  • Rani fall (Soeko) - 55 km from ranchi
  • Perwaghagh (Torpa) - 75 km from ranchi
  • Ghaghri fall (Bero) - 45 km from ranchi
  • Kanke Dam - 7 km from main road ranchi

Theaters

Eylex Multiplex, Hinoo. Retail boom has reached Ranchi too. Various such projects are in progress.

Many of the theaters in Ranchi are closing down giving way to the constant pressure of diminishing cinema goers and rising maintenance costs. Recently (Feb 2006) two of the listed theaters (Uphaar & Plaza) have decided to give way to a swanky Multiplex mall that may come up on their ground zero if things go all as planned. The State Government has also announced special tax relief for Multiplexes running on the lines of developed states like Maharashtra and Delhi. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

  • Eylex Multiplex (2 Screens) : Hinoo Bridge, Near Indira Place.
  • Sujata : Main Road, Ranchi
  • Sujata Miniplex (Recently Upgraded): Main Road, Ranchi
  • Minakshi, Ratu Road, Ranchi
  • Plaza: Tharpakna , Old HB Road, Ranchi
  • Sainik: Morabadi, Ranchi
  • Sandhaya  :Purulia Road(Near Dangratoli Chowk)
  • Uphar: Ratu Road, Ranchi(Closed for construction of INOX Multiplex)

Ranchi's first Multiplex theater cum shopping mall was inaugurated September 07th, 2007 in Hinoo locality near the river bridge crossing. The two-screen plex has a seating capacity of 350 and has ticket rates from Rs. 50-150 depending on the film and showtime.


Restaurants

A newly constructed Hotel Complex depicts the changing face of Ranchi.
A newly constructed Hotel Complex depicts the changing face of Ranchi.

Ranchi has numerous eateries offering delicacies from across India and the world. Recently restaurants such as Capitol Hill
Masala Planet and Rice N Spice have been offering delicacies from Latin America/Mediterranean regions as well.
There are already a number of traditional Indian eateries like Capitol hill, Kaveri, Krshna, Punjab Sweets, Kathi Kabab, 7th Heaven, Bholu Bhai, Palash and Birsa Munda Food Plaza(at Ranchi Railway Station) that are popular for family outings.
One can enjoy good vegeterian food with view of the Airport Runway at Green Acres and at Green Horizon and Capitol Residency.
For pastries you can try Cakes n Bakes. Try their Chicken Sandwich, It rocks. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... The Mediterranean Sea is an intercontinental sea positioned between Europe to the north, Africa to the south and Asia to the east, covering an approximate area of 2. ...


Important Hotels

  • Hotel Ranchi Ashok, Doranda, Ranchi
  • Hotel Yuvraj, Doranda, Ranchi
  • Hotel Yuvraj Palace, Doranda, Ranchi
  • South Eastern Railway Hotel, Ranchi
  • Capitol Hill, Main Road
  • Hotel Arya, HB Road
  • Hotel Birsa, Khunti Road

Shopping

Ranchi has a host of shopping complexes which fit for different budgets. Main Road is lined with shops and restaurants. The Main Complexes in the Main Road are:

  • Ranchi Club Shopping Complex
  • Rospa Towers: Clothes, Stationery, Music, Electronics, Toys, Food & Snacks, Furnishing, Auto Accessories
  • GEL Church Shopping Complex: Clothes, Stationery, Music, Electronics, Toys, Food & Snacks, Furnishing, Auto Accessories, Jewellery
  • Bihar Emporium: Clothes, Stationery, Toys, Furnishing, Jewellery
  • Sainik Bazaar: Medicines, Clothes, Stationery, Toys, Furnishing
  • Shastri Market: Clothes
  • Church Road: Clothes, Utensils
  • Upper Bazaar: Building Materials, Clothes, Utensils and appliances

Besides these there are other complexs coming up in the other parts of the city. Reliance Fresh and Subhiksha outlets have opened for business. There is an electronics component market in the heart of the city just beside the Daily Market. Fresh vegetables are available at Daily Market, Bahu Bazaar, Doranda Bazaar, Birsa Chowk, Sector III Market, Morabadi, Lalpur etc.


Radio and TV

The city has a Doordarshnn TV Centre where local programs are produced and broadcasted. There are also some local news channels delivered through the cable TV network.


Besides the state run Vividh Bharti radio station, there are private FM Channels as Big 92.7 FM Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Radio Mantra and Radio Dhamaal.


Cricket

Cricket is a popular sport in Ranchi. M.S. Dhoni, the captain of Indian One Day Cricket Team, was born and lives in Ranchi.


Important Land Marks

  • Albert Ekka Chowk
  • Shaheed Chowk
  • Argora Chowk
  • Harmoo Chowk
  • Booty More
  • Kanta Toli Chowk
  • Over Bridge
  • Birsa Chowk
  • HEC Golchakker
  • Morabadi Maidan
  • Hinoo Chowk
  • AG More
  • Kutchery Chowk
  • Ratan Talkies
  • Hesag

References

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Ranchi
  2. ^ Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns. (Provisional). Census Commission of India. Retrieved on 2007-09-03.

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Destinations :: Ranchi ::Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (757 words)
Ranchi is picturesquely situated in the heart of Chotanagpur at an altitude of 2140 feet (654.5 metres) above sea level, in the nucleus of the region.Once the summer capital of Bihar, Ranchi is well known for its scenic attractions, water falls, barren rocks and hillocks.
The landmark of Ranchi is a hill bearing a temple of Shiva at its foot known as "Ranchi lake".
Ranchi is directly connected by regular bus services with all the main places in the state and also outside the state.
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