Deoghar

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Deoghar
City
Deoghar is located in Jharkhand
Deoghar
Deoghar
Deoghar is located in India
Deoghar
Deoghar
Coordinates: 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°E / 24.48; 86.7Coordinates: 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°E / 24.48; 86.7
CountryIndia
StateJharkhand
DistrictDeoghar
Government
 • BodyDeoghar Municipal Corporation
Area
 • Total337 km2 (130 sq mi)
Elevation
254 m (833 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total203,116
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
814112
Telephone code06432
Vehicle registrationJH-15
Sex ratio921 /
Lok Sabha constituencyGodda
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDeoghar
Websitehttps://deoghar.nic.in/

Deoghar is the headquarters of the Deoghar District in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. The famed Baidyanath Temple is located here.

Geography[edit]

Part of the interior of a Hindu Temple, at Deo, in Bahar, from Rees's Cyclopedia, 1802

Deoghar is located at 24°29′N 86°42′E / 24.48°N 86.7°E / 24.48; 86.7.[1] It has an average elevation of 255 metres (833 feet).

Culture[edit]

Deoghar city is also called as cultural capital of jharkhand[2]

Universities and colleges[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[3] Deoghar has a population of 203,116 and 17.62% of the population is under 6 years of age.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Deoghar, India". www.fallingrain.com.
  2. ^ {Url=http://www.uniindia.com/news/others/deoghar-to-get-status-of-cultural-capital-of-jharkhand/11368.html}
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

External links[edit]

  • Deoghar travel guide from Wikivoyage