Deoghar

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Deoghar
Metropolitan City
Nickname(s): 
Baidyanathdham , Cultural Capital of Jharkhand
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 head quarters of the Deoghar District in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. The famed Baidyanath Temple is located here.It is the biggest city of Santhal Parganas and one of the biggest tourism hub of East India.The city is also the Cultural Capital of Jharkhand.

Geography[edit]

Part of the interior of an Hindoo 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).

Universities and colleges[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] 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. ^ "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