Geographical Area: 175 sqkm
Rainfall: 1430 mm approx.
Longitude: 85.33o E, Latitude: 23.35o N
Altitude: 729 m above mean sea level
Average Literacy rate: 86%. Higher than the national average of 77%
Ranchi is the capital city of Jharkhand, the name of Ranchi District was Lohardaga. This state was formed on the 15th of November 2000. City is well connected with a network of good roads, railways and flights. It has frequent flight for Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Patna & Raipur. Rest of the states are connected through rail. It is also called as city of Water falls and lakes. Languages spoken are English, Hindi, Nagpuri, Oraon, Mundari and Kurmali. Ranchi is the educational hub of Jharkhand with many schools, colleges and institutions of higher learning .