Hazaribagh town is situated in the state of Jharkhand. It is in fact a part of the district of the same name. Total area of Hazaribagh constitutes of approximately 184sq.km of plains. Strategically, it rises approximately at 23.98° N 85.35° E. Hazaribagh town lies on Chota Nagpur plateau and rises approximately to a height of 2019 feet. In the adjoining areas one find a handful of small hills. Sitagarha, Bamanbere and Tower Hill deserve special mentioning. The roads that lead to Hazaribagh town pass through thick dense forest region.
River Konar is the name of a tributary of Damodar River, which traverse through this town.
Knowledge of geography of Hazaribagh town is enhanced when one gets to know about its demography. In this regard, the Census report of the year 2001 acts as a vital document, which highlights facts like literacy rate, population status. According to this report the total population of Hazaribagh has been enumerated to be 127,243. Out of it , male populace constitutes 53 % . In comparison female populace comprises of 47 % only. Also children who fall into the age group of less than six years constitute 13 % of the total population. Majority of the people of this Hazarugah town are Hindi-speaking. Magadhi dialect also is quite popular amongst its populace. . Few people who converse in Santhali also are found especially in the villages. Communities like Muslims, Bengalis, Marwaris and Punjabis also reside in Hazariagh , though in small numbers.
One also can decipher the condition of its literacy from this report. Thus Hazaribagh's average literacy rate has shown a measurement of 76 %, which is even higher than India. 59.5 % is India's average literacy rate. To be specific, male literacy is as high as 81 %. However female literacy also is no less insignificant and thus constitutes 70 %.
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