Palamu

Palamu

Palamu District of Jharkhand State

Garhwa
Garhwa District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
24.1°N, 83.67°E


Area:
4,044 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
13,22,387


Climate:
Humid subtropical climate.


Average
Latehar
Latehar District of Jharkhand State



 



Co ordinates:
23°43′48″N 84°28′12″E


Area:
3,659.59 square kilometers


Total Population(Census 2011):
7,26,978


Climate:
Humid subtropical
Palamu
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

 

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 Administration

Palamu district consists of 21 Blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in Palamu district:

District Division Block Panchayat Village
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Sadar Medininagar 18 59
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Chainpur 35 186
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Patan 21 136
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Bishrampur 10 64
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Panki 25 188
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Manatu 7 84
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Satbarwa 10 58
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Lesliganj 16 118
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Tarhasi 13 94
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Pandwa 8 34
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Pandu 14 71
Palamu Sadar Medininagar UtariRoad NA NA
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Nawabazar NA NA
Palamu Sadar Medininagar Ramgarh NA NA
Palamu Chhatarpur Chhatarpur 23 130
Palamu Chhatarpur Hariharganj 12 96
Palamu Chhatarpur NaudihaBazar NA NA
Palamu Chhatarpur Pipra 6 83
Palamu Hussainabad Hussainabad 22 162
Palamu Hussainabad Mohamadganj 8 43
Palamu Hussainabad Haidernagar 12 58

 

Population

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
Population Density 442
Population Increment 26%
Population Literacy 64%
Population Sex_ratio 928

 

Important Details

District Head Quarter Daltonganj
District Administrative Division Palamu
Lok sabha constituencies 1. Palamu, 2. Chatra (shared with Chatra district)
Assembly seats 5
District STD Code 06562
Vehicle Registration Code JH03
Govt. Official Website http://www.Palamu.nic.in

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