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Koderma district is one of the twenty-two districts of Jharkhandstate, India, and Koderma is the administrative headquarters of this district.
Koderma district was created on 10 April, 1994, after being carved out of the original Hazaribagh District. Koderma is bordered by Nawada district of Bihar on the north, the Gaya district of Bihar on the west, the Giridih district of Jharkhand on the east, and the Hazaribag district of Jharkhand on the south.
The district has only two towns - Koderma and Jhumri Tilaiya. Both of the towns are located along National Highway 31, which connects Ranchi and Patna. Koderma Railway station is on the Grand Chord railway line, which connects Calcutta and Delhi.
Koderma district is richly endowed with natural resources. At one time, Koderma was considered as the mica capital of India. During that time, the townships of Koderma and Jhumeri Tilaiya had seen the rise of several mica tycoons, including the houses of Bhadanis, and Rajgarhias.