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The handicrafts of Jharkhand are made by its different tribes and its craftsmen, which portray the rich tradition of art and culture of the state and its people.

Silk Industry: Jharkhand is the largest producer of Tussar Silk. It is woven here and is made use of in sarees, kurtas etc. It is produced from larvae of several species of silkworms.

Dokra: It is a metal craft or brass work done by the artisans who make use of the ‘ lost wax technique’ by using resin, wax and firewood from the forests and clay from the riverbed and with the help of a firing oven in a hole dug in the ground they craft their artwork

Terracotta: Terracotta designing, has long been employed in temple architecture in Jharkhand. Clay and terracotta items are made by the Kumhar community and are used in the making of jars, vases, figurines and other decorative articles.

Bamboo Craft: Jharkhand is the land of forests and wood is available in abundance, hence artisans of the region are famous for creating beautiful and aesthetically designed varieties of articles for household and decorative purposes. Bamboos are flexible and strong and are used to make Flowerpot, fishing equipment, trays, baskets, furniture, and some decorative items made with bamboos.

Similarly many other crafts and painting like Grass Weaving, Stone Carving, Wood Carving and Paitkar Painting are also very famous in Jharkhand.


Jharkhand has a variety of tribal population, reflecting its great ethnic diversity. The tribes of Jharkhand consist of 32 tribes inhabiting the Jharkhand state. The tribes in Jharkhand were originally classified on the basis of their cultural types by the Indian anthropologist, Lalita Prasad Vidyarthi.

His classification was as follows:

  • People from various states have also been coming and making Ranchi as their home because of its peace and serenity.

Music & Dance

The cultural mosaic of Jharkhand was dreamt about, shaped and polished by generations of communities, which have inhabited this land since time immemorial. The music tradition of Jharkhand, which consists of various folk and tribal forms, is known for its diversity. People of Jharkhand are very fond of music and dance. It is integral to Jharkhand’s tribal communities.

Most of the folk dance around Jharkhand is accompanied by traditional music played by the musicians using some traditional musical equipment.


Seraikela Chhau, Manbhum Chhau, Kharsawan Chhau, Mayurbhanj Chhau, Paika, Firkaal, Dasai, Rinjha, Janani Jhumar, Mardana Jhumar, Damkach, Kaathi, Dahar, Maghe Dance, Nachni, Mundari Dance, Barao, Chhangu Nritya, santhal, Karma.


Nagara , Dhaak, Dhamsa, Dhol & Dholki, Mander, Ghanti, Peetta Ghant, Ghungru, Jhanj, Tohila, Kendri, Bhuang, Banam, Bansuri, Shehnai, Bheri, Singha.


Jharkhand was separated from Bihar on 15 November 2000 , having spread in the area of over 79,714 Square Kilometer with total population 32,988,134, in which male population is 16,930,315 and female population is 16,057,819

Altitude of Jharkhand is 651 meter above sea level. The Latitude of Jharkhand is 23.6101808 N. The Longitude of Jharkhand is 85.2799354 E.

Languages Spoken in Jharkhand is Santhali, Mundari, Kurukh, Khortha, Nagpuria, Sadri, Khariya, Panchparagnia, Ho, Karmali, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali and some other local and secondary languages Jharkhnad is having a literacy rate of 67.6 %

Climate is pleasant in Jharkhand :Cold-Weather Season takes place from November to February whereas Hot-Weather Season takes place from March to mid-June.

City and Location

The State of Jharkhand is endowed with immense bio-diversity, moderate climate, rich cultural and historical heritage, religious places of worship and ethnic aspects to make the State the ultimate destination for tourists.


Birsa Mund Airport Ranchi

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Railway Station

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About the Website

This is official website of the Department of Tourism, Government of Jharkhand, This website facilitate to book online hotel, tour package and local site seeing. This website contains meticulous information about Jharkhand tourist destinations.

The website has been online since November 2016 and available in bilingual language English and Hindi. The site is updated as necessary and frequently. The site contains huge information about tourist destination available in Jharkhand. In this website tourist destination has presented in various categories like Waterfall, Dam, Ecotourism, Religious Tourism and many more that can be look in Explore section of the site. This website disseminates useful information to travelers around the world.

District Map

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