Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand, India. Ranchi was the center of the Jharkhand movement for a separate state for tribal region of south Bihar. This state was formed on the 15th of November 2000, by carving out the districts form the Chhotanagpur and Santhal Parganas divisions of Bihar. Chhotanagpur plateau consists of the three smaller plateaus of Ranchi, Hazaribag, and Koderma.
The city of Ranchi is located at an altitude of 654 meter above sea level on the plateau of Ranchi. As part of Bihar, it used to be the summer capital from the time of the British Raj because of its cool and salubrious climate. Temperature range from 20°C – 37°C in the summer and 6°C – 22°C in winter. The Subarnarekha river flow by the side of the city.
Tagore hill, Hunduru fall, Dasham fall, Jonha fall, Hirni fall, Jaggannath temple, Ranchi hill, Sun temple, Rock garden,Ranchi lake, Birsa jaivik udyan, Fun castle, Sidhho-kanho park, Nakshatra van, Machhali ghar, Amreshwar dham, Pancha gagh fall etc.
HOW TO REACH
Ranchi is well connected with a network of good roads, railways and flights.There are a number of State Highway and REO roads connecting one place of the district with other places within and outside the district. By Air There is a landing airstrip popularly known as Birsa Munda Airport. Ranchi is connected with almost all the major cities of the country through air. Ranchi has frequent flight for Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Patna & Raipur.Rest of the states are connected through rail