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The Dumka-Raiganj Province of the Society of Jesus is located in Dumka, India.

As of 2001 India census, Dumka had a population of 44,917. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Dumka has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80% and, female literacy is 71%. In Dumka, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The town is known for having very good colleges and schools. S.P. College leads the pack and offers graduation in social science, pure science, economics, mathematics and other subjects. Dumka also has a polytechnic and an ITI but unfortunately no engineering, medical or dental college, so those who wish to pursue a career in these subjects have to move out of the city. It has another very good school, St Joseph's High School, situated at Guhiajori, 10km from main city. This school has excellent academic facilities and a good infrastructure for sports. This school is considered as one of the best school in Jharkhand (erstwhile South Bihar). Many field hockey and football players emerged from here.

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original article was at Dumka. The list of authors can be seen in the page history.

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