Jharkhand meaning the 'Land of Forests' was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east. It has an area of 28,833 sq miles. The industrial city of Ranchi is its capital and Dumka is its sub-capital with Jamshedpur being its largest city. This state is termed to be the blessed piece of land on earth with its rich mineral resources such as copper, coal, iron, manganese, mica, chromite and bauxite. Jharkhand invites people from all around the world to visit and to cherish its natural beauty.