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Deoghar is one of the most important districts in the state of Jharkhand in the eastern part of India. The district of Deoghar was born following the reorganization of the Santhal Parganas. The district headquarters of Deoghar is Deoghar. The total area covered by Deoghar of Jharkhand is 2479 square kms.

This district of Jharkhand is easily accessible from the rest of the state as well as the rest of India. The railway station that is closest to this district is housed at Deoghar only at Baidyanath Dham. You can easily communicate with Deoghar by road.

The airport closest to Deoghar is located at Patna at a distance of 281 kms. This airport links up Deoghar with the important places in the remaining part of India. The various road distances from Deoghar are as follows: Patna - 281 kms, Kolkata- 373 kms and Madhupur-57 kms.

The economy of Deoghar at Jharkhand is mainly dependent on its industries and agriculture. The major industrial developments in this district of India include the growth of a factory at Jasidih producing the wagons used in railways and another factory located at Madhupur, which is putting silicate to industrial use.

The district has also shown a lot of progress in pharmacy. The district of Deoghar in Jharkhand also produces coal, which has a good market value. In agricultural field, the major crop produced in the district is paddy.

There are quite a few important tourist spots in Deoghar. Some of them are Burhai, Bakulia, Domohani, Baidhyanath Temple and Karo. Therefore, if you travel to Jharkhand, then do not miss these fascinating places of Deoghar.
Deoghar is a Hindi word and the literal meaning of 'Deoghar' is abode ('ghar') of the Gods and Goddesses ('dev'). Deoghar is also known as "Baidyanath Dham", "Baba Dham", "B. Deoghar". The origin[1] of Baidyanathdham is lost in antiquity. It has been referred as Haritakivan, Ketakivan, etc., in Sanskrit Texts. The name Deoghar seems to be of recent origin and probably dates from erection of the great temple of Lord Baidyanath. Although, the name of the builder of the temple is not traceable, certain parts of the front portion of the temple are said to have been built by Puran Mal, an ancestor of the Maharaja of Giddhour, in 1596.