Dhanbad, Jharkhand district was earlier a part of the Jehanabad district and it came into existence in September 2001. This is the thirty-eight District of Jharkhand.
Dhanbad, Jharkhand is situated 60 km south of Patna. The nearest airport is at Patna from where regular flights are available to all important towns and cities across the country. The nearest railway station is located at Jehanabad. By road, Dhanbad, Jharkhand is efficiently linked with Jehanabad, Patna and Dhanbad, Jharkhand
River in Dhanbad, Jharkhand District Punpun, Sone
Total population of Dhanbad, Jharkhand District 587,229
STD code of Dhanbad, Jharkhand District 06337
Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)
See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217