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Native ameJamshedpur (जमशेदपुर)
Other name- metropolitan city -
NicknameSteel city
DistrictEast Singhbhum
MPAjay Kumar
Parliamentary constituencyJamshedpur
Assembly constituencyJamshedpur East
Jamshedpur West
Planning AgencyJUSCO
Total Area57.6 sq mi (149.23 km2)
Altitude159 m
Total Population1337131 (2001)
Density (pop.)1404/km2 (3636.4/sq mi)
Metro Population2300000
Official languagesHindi and English
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
VehicleBR 16 (discontinued), JH 05

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Jamshedpur ( , , ) is the largest urban conglomeration in the state of Jharkhand, India. Jamshedpur is a planned industrial city of India, founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata. It is also known as Steel City, TataNagar or simply Tata.

Jamshedpur is the headquarters of the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. It has a population of 13,37,131 (according to the 2001 census). It is located on the Chota Nagpur plateau and is surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills. The city is bordered by the rivers Subarnarekha and Kharkai on the north and west parts of the city.

Jamshedpur is a major industrial centre of East India. It houses companies like Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, Tata Technologies Limited, Praxair, TCE, TCS, Timken India, Tinplate and many more. It is home to one of the largest industrial zones of India known as Adityapur which houses more than 1,200 small and medium scale industries.

Jamshedpur was declared the 7th cleanest city of India for the year 2010 according to survey by the Government of India. In a survey in the year 2007, Jamshedpur was declared the 7th richest city of India. The survey was conducted on the basis of the percentage of population whose annual income is more than 1 million Rupees. It has been predicted as the 84th fastest growing city in the world for the timeframe 2006-2020. A major part of the city is run by Tata Steel itself. Jamshedpur has been selected as one of the cities for the Global Compact Cities Pilot Programme by United Nations, the only one to be selected in India as well as the entire South-East Asia.

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