Jharia coalfield

Coordinates: 23°45′5.6″N 86°25′13.2″E / 23.751556°N 86.420333°E / 23.751556; 86.420333
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Jharia coalfield
Jharia coalfield is located in Jharkhand
Jharia coalfield
Jharia coalfield
Coordinates23°45′5.6″N 86°25′13.2″E / 23.751556°N 86.420333°E / 23.751556; 86.420333
ProductsCoking coal

Jharia coalfield is a large coal field in Jharia, Jharkhand, in the east of India. Jharia has the largest coal reserves in India with an estimated 19.4 billion tonnes of coking coal.[1]

A lot of the local population work at Jharia coalfield.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coal in India" (PDF). ibm.nic.in. 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-07-23.
  2. Pai, Sandeep; Carr-Wilson, Savannah (2018). Total Transition: The Human Side of the Renewable Energy Revolution. Rocky Mountain Books. ISBN 978-1-77160-248-8.