Gumla

Gumla

Gumla District of Jharkhand State

Gumla
Gumla District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°N 84.50°E.


Area:
5,327 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
1,025,656


Climate:
Gumla has a sub-tropical climate


Average
Lohardaga
Lohardaga District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°26′N 84°41′E


Area:
1,490.80 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
4,61,790


Climate:
Humid subtropical
Ranchi
Ranchi District and Capital of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23.36°N 85.33°E Near of the Tropic of the Cancer


Area:
175.12 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
1,120,374


Climate:
Humid
Simdega
Simdega District of Jharkhand State.



 



Co ordinates:
23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E


Area:
square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
 599578


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average
Khunti
Khunti District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°04′12″N 85°16′48″E


Area:
2,611 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
531,885


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average

 

Co ordinates: 23°N 84.50°E.
Area: 5,327 square kilometers
Total Population(Census 2011): 1,025,656
Climate: Gumla has a sub-tropical climate
Average Elevation: 762 meters above from see level (PAT areas)

Gumla During the British rule Gumla was part of Lohardaga district and later it was brought under Bishunpur province that was further name Ranchi. Gumla was parts of Ranchi district when Ranchi came into existence in 1899. Gumla created as sub division under Ranchi District in 1902. Gumla district was formed by carving out from Ranchi district in 18th May 1983. The district name Gumla was derived from the words GAW and MELA. It was believed that centuries ago this place is used as meeting center for people from the hinterland, who flocked here to exchange goods using the barter system, and the place was called GAW – MELA, GAW and MELA are two words in Hindi that means Cow (Cows and Other cattle) and Fair (Mela: where people gathered) word and later it became Gumla.

Gumla district is surround by dense forest, hills and rivers and situated in southwest part of Jharkhand state. There are three major rivers, which flow through the Gumla district viz. the South Koel, the North Koel and the Sankh. There are various streams/ tributaries to the main rivers on which there are some picturesque waterfalls, as for example Sadni Falls. Gumla has a rich tribal culture and is colorful with the shades of nature. “Chhotanagpur ki raani”, a hill station is located in this district. The majority of people (about 80%) speak Nagpuri, but Hindi is used for communicating with non-tribal people. The district is empowered by several beautiful tourist placed.

Gumla Administration

Gumla town is the administrative headquarter of the Gumla district. Gumla district consists of 12 Blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in Gumla district

District Division Block Panchayat Village
Gumla Bishunpur 10 68
Gumla Ghaghra 18 120
Gumla Chainpur 10 83
Gumla Dumri 14 115
Gumla Paramveer Albert Ekka 5 51
Gumla Raidih 13 61
Gumla Gumla 25 108
Gumla Sisai 18 90
Gumla Bherno 12 70
Gumla Basia 15 88
Gumla Kamdara 10 73
Gumla Palkot 14 74

 

Population

According to the 2011 census Gumla district has a population of 10,25,213. This gives it a ranking of 439th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 191 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 23.21%.[3] Gumla has a sex ratio of 993 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 66.92%.

District Total Population 1025213
Population Density 191
Population Increment 23%
Population Literacy 66%
Population Sex_ratio 993

 

Important Details

District Head Quarter Gumla
District Administrative Division South Chotanagpur division
Lok sabha constituencies Lohardaga (shared with Lohardaga district)
Assembly seats
District STD Code 06524
Vehical Registration Code JH07
Govt. Official Website http://www.Gumla.nic.in

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