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 climate.|
|Average Elevation:||137 Meters|
Sahibganj district is predominantly tribes’ population part of Santhal Pargana division. Sahibganj district is formed on 17th May 1983 by carving out Rajmahal and Pakur subdivisions of old Santhal Pargana district. Subsequently Pakur sub-division of Sahibganj district was carved out on 28th January, 1994 to constitute Pakur District. It is bounded on north by the river Ganges and district of Katihar, on the south by the district Godda, on the east by Maldah and Murshidabad districts of the state of West Bengal, and on the west by Bhagalpur and Godda districts.
Sahibganj district consists of 09 Blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in sahibganj district.Sahibganj district is divided into two subdivions: Sahibganj subdivision and Rajmahal subdivision. It is further subdivided into nine Community development blocks:(Sahibganj subdivision) Sahibganj, Mandro, Borio, Barhait (Rajmahal subdivision) Taljhari, Rajmahal, Udhwa, Pathna and Barharwa.
According to the 2011 census Sahibganj district has a population of 11,50,567. This gives it a ranking of 407th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 719 inhabitants per square kilometer. Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 23.96%. Sahibganj has a sex ratio of 948 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 53.73%.
|District Total Population||1150567|
|District Head Quarter||Sahibganj|
|District Administrative Division||Santhal Pargana Division|
|Lok sabha constituencies||Rajmahal|
|District STD Code||06436|
|Vehicle Registration Code||JH18|
|Govt. Official Website||http://www.Sahibganj.nic.in|