Jamtara District of Jharkhand State
|Co ordinates:||23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E|
|Area:||1,801.98 square kilometers|
|Total Population(Cencus 2011):||7,91,042|
|Climate:||Humid subtropical climate.|
Jamtara district is formed by carving out from Dumka district on 26th April 2001. Jamtara consists of four blocks-Kundhit, Nala, Jamtara and Narayanpur. The district is surrounded by Deoghar district in North, Dumka district and West Bengal in East, Dhanbad and west Bengal in the South and Giridih in the West.
Amit Besra, a well-known author and philanthropist, has brought Jamtara to the world map. He is the author of the bestselling novel It’s Dying Time – A Chilling Indian Thriller published in the year 2010 and Be The Change published in the year 2013.He is also the owner of the websites www.thesanthalexpress.in and www.viewmoviesreview.in.
There are three Vidhan Sabha constituencies in the district: Nala, Jamtara and Sarath (shared with Deoghar district). All three constituencies are part of Dumka Lok Sabha constituency.Jamtara district consists of 06 Blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in Jamtara district:
According to the 2011 census Jamtara district has a population of 7,91,042. This gives it a ranking of 486th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 437 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 21%. Jamtara has a sex ratio of 954 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 65%.
|District Total Population||791042|
|District Head Quarter||Jamtara|
|District Administrative Division||Santhal Pargana division|
|Lok sabha constituencies||1. Dumka (shared with Dumka district)|
|District STD Code||06433|
|Vehicle Registration Code||JH21|
|Govt. Official Website||http://www.jamtara.nic.in|