Ramgarh is a city located in the northern part of Jharkhand, India. It is a beautiful city surrounded by hills and forests. The city has a rich history and culture, and it is famous for its beautiful landscapes, wildlife, and historical sites.
Ramgarh has a rich history that dates back to ancient times. According to historians, the region was ruled by various dynasties such as Maurya, Gupta, and Mughals. In the 17th century, Ramgarh became a part of the Mughal Empire and was ruled by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Later, during the British Raj, Ramgarh became a part of the Chota Nagpur Division of Bengal Province.
In the year 1902, Ramgarh was established as a separate district by the British. It was a part of the Ranchi district until then. During the Indian Independence movement, Ramgarh played an important role. Many freedom fighters such as Birsa Munda and Ulgulan rebels fought against the British for the freedom of India.
Ramgarh is located at an elevation of 382 meters above sea level. It is situated on the Chota Nagpur Plateau, which is a part of the Eastern Ghats. The city is surrounded by hills, forests, and rivers. The Damodar River flows through the city, and the Ramgarh Hill provides a panoramic view of the surroundings. The city has a tropical climate with hot summers and mild winters.
According to the 2011 Census of India, Ramgarh has a population of 121,830. The city has a literacy rate of 73.28%, which is higher than the national average. The population of Ramgarh consists of various ethnic groups, including Jharkhandi, Bihari, Bengali, and Marwari.
The economy of Ramgarh is primarily based on agriculture and mining. The city is known for its production of coal, mica, and limestone. Many coal-based industries such as steel, power, and cement plants are located in and around Ramgarh. Agriculture is also a major contributor to the economy of Ramgarh. The city is known for its production of paddy, wheat, maize, and vegetables.
Ramgarh has a diverse culture, and the city is known for its music, dance, and festivals. The major festivals celebrated in Ramgarh include Holi, Diwali, Durga Puja, and Chhath Puja. The city is also famous for its folk songs and dances such as Jhumair, Jhijhia, and Domkach. The cuisine of Ramgarh is also unique and is influenced by the tribal and regional cuisine of Jharkhand.
Ramgarh is a popular tourist destination in Jharkhand, known for its natural beauty and historical sites. Some of the major tourist attractions in Ramgarh are:
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