Palamu District of Jharkhand State
|Co ordinates:||24°01′48″N 84°04′12″E|
|Area:||5,044 square kilometers|
|Total Population(Census 2011):||1939869|
|Climate:||Humid subtropical climate.|
|Average Elevation:||215m (above sea level)|
Palamau district is come into existence in 1892. The head quarter the district is Daltongunj, situated on Koel River. Daltongunj was named after the colonel Dalton who was commissioner of Chhotanagpur in 1861. It is bordered on the north by Sone River & Bihar and on the east by the Chatra and Hazaribagh districts, on the south by Latehar District and on the west by Garhwa District.
Formal language of Plamau is Asuri, Magahi and Austro-Asiatic.The only university in Medininagar (Daltonganj) is Nilamber-Pitamber University, created on the 17th of January, 2009. The Chief Minister of Jharkhand declared that the Nilamber-Pitamber University would be set up in Medininagar (Daltonganj) in 2001.
Palamu district consists of 21 Blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in Palamu district:
|Palamu||Sadar Medininagar||Sadar Medininagar||18||59|
According to the 2011 census Palamu district has a population of 19,39,869. This gives it a ranking of 243rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 442 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 25.94%. Palamu has a sex ratio of 928 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 64%.
|District Total Population||1939869|
|District Head Quarter||Daltonganj|
|District Administrative Division||Palamu|
|Lok sabha constituencies||1. Palamu, 2. Chatra (shared with Chatra district)|
|District STD Code||06562|
|Vehicle Registration Code||JH03|
|Govt. Official Website||http://www.Palamu.nic.in|