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Khunti District : Jharkhand

About District

The Khunti district, earlier a sub-division of Ranchi district was carved out of Ranchi district and created on 12th September 2007 as the 23rd district of Jharkhand. Khunti district is located at 23°04'19?N 85°16'49?E to the south of Jharkhand. Khunti is said to be the Entertainment Zone of State Capital Ranchi. Khunti is surrounded by Ranchi & Gumla districts in the north, Chaibasa & Seraikela districts in the south, Ranchi & Saraikela districts in the east, Gumla & Simdega districts in the west. Ranchi the capital city of Jharkhand is just 35 kms from Khunti city. A village of Khunti district, called Ulihatu, is the birth place of the “Dharti Aaba” of Jharkhand Bhagwan Birsa Munda. According to 2011 Census, the total population of the district is 5.298 Lakhs. Out of which 2.65 Lakh is Male and 2.64 Lakh female population. The most important places to visit in the district are Panchgagh Fall ( Water fall ), Anganbari –Shiv Temple, Dombari Buru, Ulihatu Hill, GEL Church –Sarvda, Rani Fall, Perwaghagh Fall, and BirsaMrigVihar / Deer Park.

District Administration

District at a Glance

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