Jamtara

Jamtara

Jamtara District of Jharkhand State

Deoghar
Deoghar District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
24.48°N 86.7°E


Area:
2,478.61 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
14,91,879


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate


Average
Dumka
Dumka District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
24.40°N 87.30°E


Area:
3,716 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
13,21,096


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average
Godda
Godda District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
24.49°N 87.13°E


Area:
2,110 square kilometers


Total Population(Cencus 2011):
13,11,382


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average
Jamtara
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
Pakur
Pakur District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
24°37′48″N 87°51′00″E


Area:
686.21 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
900422


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average
Sahibganj
Sahibganj District of Jharkhand State.



 



Co ordinates:
23°57′36″N 86°48′00″E


Area:
1,599 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
 1150567


Climate:
Humid subtropical

 

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.
Average Elevation: 155mt.

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.

Jamtara Administration

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:

District Division Block Panchayat Village
Jamtara Jamtara Jamtara 22 150
Jamtara Jamtara Kundhit 15 172
Jamtara Jamtara Nala 23 261
Jamtara Jamtara Narayanpur 25 262
Jamtara Jamtara Karmatanr 18 151
Jamtara Jamtara Fatehpur 15 179

 

Population

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
Population Density 437
Population Increment 21%
Population Literacy 65%
Population Sex_ratio 954

 

Important Details

District Head Quarter Jamtara
District Administrative Division Santhal Pargana division
Lok sabha constituencies 1. Dumka (shared with Dumka district)
Assembly seats 3
District STD Code 06433
Vehicle Registration Code JH21
Govt. Official Website http://www.jamtara.nic.in

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