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Bokaro Steel City

Native ameBokaro Steel City
Total Area70.6 sq mi (183 km2)
Altitude210 m
Total Population497780 (2001)
Density (pop.)8760/km2 (22688.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode827 0xx

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Bokaro Steel City ( ) is one of the largest Industrial city situated in the State of Jharkhand, in India. Bokaro is the 48th cleanest city in India and second in Jharkhand after Jamshedpur. Population of the Urban area is more than a million people with area more than 200 Bokaro Steel City is one of the most industrialized zone in India. The city is well planned, systematic and arranged in sectors & colony. A lush green Bokaro is famous for its Steel Plant which is the biggest in Asia as well as for its quality educational system.

Situated on the Chhota Nagpur Plateau, the vast rolling topography of the city is typical, strewn by graded valleys and winding streams. In this setting, within a short period of three decades, a new city with a strong multi-dimensional economic base and became as a educational hub not for this region but for the entire nation, has blossomed into a regional urban centre of around a million people drawn from different parts of the country, giving the city the character of Mini India.

Bokaro is the headquarters of the Bokaro district as well as Koylanchal range (Bokaro, Dhanbad and Giridih). It is also one of the three headquarters of Police IG zone, apart from Ranchi and Dumka, covering seven districts- Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, Giridih, Koderma, Chatra, Bokaro, and Ramgarh.

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