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Location : Jharkhand
Languages : Hindi, Bihari, English
Climate : Tropical
Temperature : As low as 4 degree Celsius and as high as 43 degree Celsius
Major Attractions : Baripada, Medinipur
Best Visiting Time : Winter Season
A part of Dhanbad district, Jharia is a located amidst Damodar Valley. Renowned throughout India for its vast deposits of coal, this city of Jharkhand is important from economical point of view. Damodar Valley is stretched over 110 square miles and is a rich resource of bituminous coal which is utilized for the production of coke. The commercial importance of the city can be estimated from the fact that a major portion of the coal requirement of the country. A number of important companies like SAIL, Tata Steel, and IISCO have ventured here. With in the precincts of the city, there are nine cast mines.
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Baripada : Located in Mauyrbhanj of Orissa, this place is closest to Jharia. This enchanting tourism place is known for its Similipal National Park. There is no dearth of green valleys, ancient temples, and forested covers. Its Car Festival (Rath Yatra) is popular throughout India and is participated by lakhs of devotees.
Medinipur : Ramakrishna Mission, Nirmal Hriday Ashram, Jora Masjid, Sitala temple, Ras Mancha, St. Johns Church, Pathra, Katnagarh, Jagannatha Temple are the main places of interest at Medinipur.
There are no major hotels that are present within the precincts of Jharia. But there a whole lot in nearby places; these include Peerless Inn, The Park, Fountain Park, Chrome Hotel, Swissotel, and Ramada Plaza.
Jharia is a fine tourist destination of Jharkhand; there are many nearby tourist attractions that you can have the glimpse of while touring the city.