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North Chotanagpur division is one of the five divisions of the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Map of North Chotanagpur division, in blue

The division comprises the following districts: Bokaro, Chatra, Dhanbad, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Koderma and Ramgarh.[1] It was earlier part of the Chota Nagpur Division. It has a population of 11,635,374.


Languages in North Chotanagpur division (2011)[2]

  Khortha (48.87%)
  Hindi (22.64%)
  Urdu (6.85%)
  Bengali (6.26%)
  Santali (5.95%)
  Magahi (3.42%)
  Bhojpuri (2.38%)
  Others (3.63%)


  1. ^ "Districts: North Chotanagpur Division". Retrieved 31 March 2010.
  2. ^ "Census of India Website : Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India".

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