Chakradharpur (Hindi: चक्रधरपुर, Bengali: চক্রধরপুর, Urdu: چکردھرپور) is a city and a municipality in West Singhbhum district in the state of Jharkhand, India. It is located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau 62 Kilometers west of Jamshedpur, 115 Kilometers south of Ranchi, 101 Kilometers east of Rourkela and 24 Kilometers north of Chaibasa (which is its Administrative District Capital). The town serves the mineral rich areas of Jharkhand and Orissa, as well as the cement, steel and limestone industries in the region.Earlier this area was a part of Gajapati Empire of Orissa .The major languages spoken in this area are Hindi, Oriya, Kurmali, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali & Tribal language Ho. Major inhabitants of the town are Railway employees. This is one of the Railway subdivisions generating huge profits in goods freight sector. It is also known as CKP named after its Railway Station code. It is the divisional headquarter of Chakradharpur Railway Division in South Eastern Railway Zone (India) with a huge historical touch of tribal area of Chotanagpur.