East Singhbhum

East Singhbhum

East Singhbhum District of Jharkhand State

East Singhbhum
East Singhbhum District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
22.48° N, 86.49°E


Area:
3,533 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
22,93,919


Climate:
Humid subtropical
Seraikela Kharsawan
Seraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E


Area:
2,724.55 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
 10,65,056


Climate:
Humid
West Singhbhum
West Singhbhum District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E


Area:
5,351 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
 15,02,338


Climate:
Humid

 

Co ordinates: 22.48° N, 86.49°E
Area: 3,533 square kilometers
Total Population(Census 2011): 22,93,919
Climate: Humid subtropical climate.
Average Elevation: 160m. (above sea level)

East Singhbhum district is situated at the southeast corner of Jharkhand. It was formed on 16th January 1990 after isolating nine block from old Singhbhum. The word Singhbhum is came from Sanskrit words ‘Singh’ and ‘Bhumi’ which means ‘Loin’ and ‘Land’ respectively, literally makes the meaning ‘Land of the Lions’. Almost 50% to 55% area of the district is covered by the dense forests and mountains where wild animal used to roam once.

The total geographical area of district is about 3533 Sq. kms,which is about 2.03% of the whole state. About 53% of the total area of district is covered by residual mountains and hills consisting of granite, gneiss, schist.It is a part of Chhotanagpur plateau.The Dalma range extends from west to east covered by dense forest on the northern side.The Subernarekha river flows from west to south-east direction.The district is rich in minerals and these are found abundantly.

East Singhbhum Administration

From the administrative point of view this district has been divided into two Sub-Division Dhalbhum and Ghatshila.The district consists of eleven blocks namely Golmuri-cum-Jugsalai(Jamshedpur), Potka, Patamda and Boram in Dhalbhum Sub-Division and Ghatshila, Musabani, Dumaria, Baharagora, Dhalbhumgarh, Chakulia and Gurabandha in Ghatshila Sub-Division.There are 231 Panchayat and about 1815 revenue villages out of which 1669 Revenue Villages are inhabited and rest 146 Revenue villages are uninhabited. The Head Quarter of this district is Jamshedpur.

District Division Block Panchayat Village
East Singhbhum Dhalbhum Boram 12 73
East Singhbhum Dhalbhum Golmuri cum Jugsalai 55 124
East Singhbhum Dhalbhum Patamda 15 89
East Singhbhum Dhalbhum Potka 34 294
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Bahragora 26 452
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Chakulia 19 267
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Dhalbhumgarh 11 109
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Dumaria 10 90
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Ghatshila 22 170
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Gurabandha 8 92
East Singhbhum Ghatshila Musabani 19 55

Population

According to the 2011 census East Singhbhum district has a population of 22,93,919. This gives it a ranking of 199th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 644 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.53%. East Singhbhum has a sex ratio of 949 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 75%.

District Total Population 2293919
Population Density 644
Population Increment 16%
Population Literacy 75%
Population Sex_ratio 949

Important Details

District Head Quarter Jamshedpur
District Administrative Division Kolhan division
Lok sabha constituencies Jamshedpur
Assembly seats 6
District STD Code 06585
Vehicle Registration Code JH05
Govt. Official Website http://www.Jamsedpur.nic.in

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