Koderma is a town located in the district with the same name in the state of Jharkhand. Koderma district was formed in the year 1994 in the Chotanagpur plateau from the larger district of Hazaribagh. The region of Koderma shares its geographical boundary with the districts of Bihar and Hazaribagh on the eastern and southern part.
Koderma is popular for the massive mining works that took place here earlier as well as at present and it was because of this the place was earlier known as the mica capital of the country. Koderma is considered as the commercial capital and a major centre of trade because of the intense mining activities conducted here.
Koderma is popular for its dense forest cover around the region and the adventure sports that are organised here. The popular attractions located in Koderma include the artificial reservoir of Tilayia Dam that provides opportunities of boating.
Dwajadhri hills nearby, is the place that consists of the world’s tallest Shiv Ling, and is known by the name of Har Har Dham. Other attractions in Koderma include the Satawagan waterfall in the dense forest area, which is under the authority of the Koderma Forest Reserve.
There are three main seasons in the region with very hot summers and equally extreme winters. Koderma receives heavy rainfall with the advent of monsoons in the months of June, July, August and September, thus, making travelling here very difficult during this season. Winters are the best time to visit Koderma.
Koderma has good connectivity with local buses running between different regions. Koderma has its own railway station and trains here connect different destinations like Indore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna, Jammu, Ahmadabad, Old Delhi and Bhubaneswar. Auto and taxi services are available at the train station.