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Chakradharpur is a municipal town situated in the West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand, India, positioned strategically on the Chota Nagpur Plateau. Located 62 kilometers west of Jamshedpur, 115 kilometers south of Ranchi, and 101 kilometers east of Rourkela, it serves as a crucial hub for the mineral-rich regions of Jharkhand and Odisha, as well as for the cement, steel, and limestone industries in the vicinity. The town spans an urban area of 10 square kilometers and stands at an elevation of 227 meters. It shares its borders with Jamshedpur to the east, Rourkela to the west, Ranchi to the north, and Chaibasa to the south, which also serves as the district headquarters of West Singhbhum. Chakradharpur serves as the railway divisional headquarters for the Chakradharpur (CKP) division of the South Eastern Railway zone. The linguistic landscape of the area reflects a diverse array of languages spoken, including Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Hindi, English, Santali, Kurmali, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi, and the tribal language Ho. Notably, it is situated in close proximity to the borders of neighboring states Odisha and West Bengal. This strategic location, combined with its significant role in transportation and industry, underscores Chakradharpur's importance in the region. Chakradharpur is one of the divisions of Indian Railways.