Ranchi district is bounded on the north by Hazaribag
district and on the south by West Singhbhum district. To
the east lie the districts of Saraikela and Purulia (West
Bengal) and to the west lie the districts of Gumla,
Lohardaga and Latehar.
Area: 7974 sq km
Population: 27,83,577 (2001 census)