Kolhan division

Kolhan division is one of the five divisions in the Indian state of Jharkhand. The division comprises three districts: East Singhbhum, Seraikela Kharsawan district, and West Singhbhum. The three districts were earlier a part of South Chotanagpur division. The headquarters of the division is Chaibasa.[1][2][3] It has a population of 4,861,313.

Map of Kolhan division (in light blue) in Southern Jharkhand

LanguagesEdit

Languages in Kolhan division (2011)[4]

  Bengali (26.44%)
  Ho (20.22%)
  Hindi (10.91%)
  Santali (10.59%)
  Odia (10.36%)
  Mundari (5.21%)
  Urdu (4.66%)
  Bhojpuri (3.43%)
  Karmali (1.44%)
  Magahi (1.03%)
  Others (5.71%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Decay of indigenous style - Tribes at crossroads". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 27 April 2006. 27 April 2006. Archived from the original on 13 June 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  2. ^ "BJP wins 6 of the 14 seats in Kolhan". Times of India, 23 December 2009. 23 December 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  3. ^ Jenamani, Kumud (9 April 2010). "Wildlife experts counting on Kolhan census - Regional chief conservator of forest expects numbers to increase during three-day exercise, beginning April 19". Calcutta, India: The Telegraph, 9 April 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2010.
  4. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India". www.censusindia.gov.in.

Coordinates: 22°36′N 85°48′E / 22.6°N 85.8°E / 22.6; 85.8