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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.

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/

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Geography

 
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

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

Universities and colleges

Demographics

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

References

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.

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