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Neighbourhood in Dhanbad
Loyabad is located in Jharkhand
Loyabad is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°40′N 86°40′E / 23.67°N 86.67°E / 23.67; 86.67Coordinates: 23°40′N 86°40′E / 23.67°N 86.67°E / 23.67; 86.67
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,695
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Website dhanbad.nic.in

Loyabad is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.


The earlier census town was combined with other urban units to form Dhanbad Municipal Corporation in 2006.[1][2]

Loyabad is part of Ward No. 8 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.[3]


As of 2001 India census,[4] Loyabad had a population of 32,695. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Loyabad has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 44%. In Loyabad, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


The following collieries function under the Sijua Area of BCCL: Bansdeopur, Mudidih, Kankanee, Loyabad, S/Bansjora, Nichitpur and Tetulmari.[5]

There is no production at Loyabad underground mine, only pumping goes on.[6]


  1. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". DMC. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dhanbad Dsitrict Map". Physical Map of Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". प्रादेशिक निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों की सूची (in Hindi). Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Dhanbad - Coal Capital of India". List of Coal Mines in Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "Bharat Coking Coal Limited". Sijua Area. BCCL. Retrieved 25 October 2017.