Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh

Bokaro


 



Co ordinates:
23.67°N 86.15°E


Area:
2,883 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
2,062,330


Climate:
 Humid Subtropical


Average Elevation:
210 metres from mean
Chatra


 



Co ordinates:
24.12°N 84.52°E


Area:
3706 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
10,42,304


Average Elevation:
508m (above sea level)





Chatra district formed
Dhanbad


 



Co ordinates:
23.78°N 86.43°E


Area:
2,052 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
26,84,487


Climate:
Transitional between a humid subtropical climate and a tropical
Giridih


 



Co ordinates:
24.19°N, 86.29°E


Area:
4,854 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
24,45,474


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average Elevation:
289m (above
Hazaribagh


 



Co ordinates:
24.00°N 85.15°E.


Area:
4,313 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
17,34,495


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average Elevation:
610 mt





Hazaribagh
Koderma


 



Co ordinates:
24°18′12″N 85°35′24″E


Area:
1500 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
7,16,259


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average Elevation:
397m.(Above
Ramgarh


 



Co ordinates:
23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E


Area:
square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
 949443


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average Elevation:
 Not Available





Ramgarh

 

Co ordinates: 24.00°N 85.15°E.
Area: 4,313 square kilometers
Total Population(Census 2011): 17,34,495
Climate: Humid subtropical climate.
Average Elevation: 610 mt
Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh district is named after its headquarters, the town of Hazaribagh. The name, Hazaribagh consists of two urdu words, hazar meaning “one thousand”, and bagh meaning “garden” – so, the literal meaning of Hazaribagh is ‘a city of one thousand gardens’. Hazaribagh is situated in the north east part of North Chhotanagpur Division. The district is part of the chhotanagpur plateau and this area is full of several plateau, mauntains and valleys. There are three natural division of the district. They are Medium Plateau, Lower Plateau and Damodar Valley. Hazaribagh town is headquartering of the district which is a part of Medium Plateau and situated at the height of 2000ft from the sea level. Rest of the part is surrounded by the lower plateau. Its height is about 1300 ft from the sea level. The district Koderm, Chatra and Giridih have carved out the Hazaribagh district. The district is surrounded by Gaya and Koderma in the north, Giridih and Bokaro in the east, Ranchi in the south and Palamu and Chatra in the west.

As Jharkhand is know from the ancient time. It is believed that at the time of Mahabharata, King Jarasandh of Magadh Region ruled this area. Later on King Mahapadmanand Ugrasen defeated Jarasandh and occupied this area. After the end of the ‘Gupta’ dynasty in 5th A.D. a State named Chotanagpur was established. King Phanimukta was its first ruler. At the time of Mughal Empire, King Akbar sent a troop under the leadership of Shahbaj Khan to defeat the local ruler of this region. This district also played a leading role in Freedom Movement. In 1857 Ramgarh Battalion revolted against the English rule. The Non Co-Operation Movement of 1920 moved the sentiments of local people tremendously. Mahatma Gandhi also visited this area in 1925. Now this area is the Native Place of Tribal Peoples.

There are several ores and minerals in the naturally rich and beautiful district of Hazaribagh. Mica and Coal are the main minerals. These minerals are very important from industrial point of view. China clay and limestone are also found in this district. Due to mountains, forests, hills, rivers and valleys etc. the communication by road and rails are tedious and tiresome in this district. Much time is consumed for the travel. People of this area live in fear and terror due to extremist activities. Administration is trying its best to cope with this problem.

Administration

Hazaribagh district has its headquarter at Hazaribag town, which lends its name to the District. The District consists of 2 Sub-Divisions, 16 Blocks and 16 Anchals. The district is divided into two sub-divisions: Hazaribagh and Barhi. Hazaribagh sub-division comprises 11 blocks. Sadar, Hazaribagh, Katkamsandi, Bishnugarh, Barkagaon, Keredari, Ichak, Churchu, Daru, Tati Jhariya, Katkamdag and Dadi. Barhi sub-division comprises 5 blocks: Padma, Barhi, Chauparan, Barkatha and Chalkusha. There are 5 Vidhan Sabha constituencies in this district: Barkatha, Barhi, Barkagaon, Mandu and Hazaribagh. All of these are part of Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency.

District Division Block Panchayat Village
Hazaribagh Sadar Sadar Hazaribagh 25 96
Hazaribagh Sadar Tatijharia 8 60
Hazaribagh Sadar Katkamsandi 18 83
Hazaribagh Sadar Katkamdag 13 48
Hazaribagh Sadar Daru 9 53
Hazaribagh Sadar Bishnugarh 24 103
Hazaribagh Sadar Barkagaon 23 86
Hazaribagh Sadar keredari 16 76
Hazaribagh Sadar Ichak 19 98
Hazaribagh Sadar Dadi 14 31
Hazaribagh Sadar Churchu 8 41
Hazaribagh Barhi Padma 8 43
Hazaribagh Barhi Chalkusa 10 43
Hazaribagh Barhi Barhi 20 120
Hazaribagh Barhi Chauparan 26 269
Hazaribagh Barhi Barkatha 16 82

 

Population

According to the 2011 census Hazaribagh district has a population of 17,34,495. This gives it a ranking of 279th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 488 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21%. Hazaribagh has a sex ratio of 947 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 70.48%

District Total Population 1734495
Population Density 488
Population Increment 21%
Population Literacy 70%
Population Sex_ratio 947

 

Important Details

District Head Quarter Hazaribagh
District Administrative Division North Chotanagpur division
Lok sabha constituencies Hazaribagh (shared with Ramgarh district)
Assembly seats 5
District STD Code 06546
Vehicle Registration Code JH02
Govt. Official Website http://www.Hazaribag.nic.in

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