District at a Glance

Chatra District
District created on 29-05-1991
Location North of Jharkhand
Latitude 24.12' North
Longitude 84.56' East
Total Area 3791 Sq.km
No. of Blocks/Circles 12
No. of Gram Panchayats 154
Revenue Villages 1474
Nagar panchayat (Urban Local Body) 01
No. of Wards (ULB) 22
Zila Parshad Members 10
Panchayat Samiti Members 154
Mukhiya 154
No. of Wards (Rural) 1502
Total Population 1042304 (as per 2011 census )
Male Population 534,209
Female Population 508,095
Rural Population 979,406
Urban Population 62898
Population Density(per sq. km) 275
Sex Ratio (male : female) 1000:951
Literacy Rate 62.12%
Male Literacy 71.85%
Female Literacy 51.95%
Sadar Hospital 01
Referal Hospital 01
PHC 08
CHC 05
Health Sub Centre 96
Main Crops Paddy, Maize, Groundnut Black Bean (Urad).
Main forest produces Mahua, Chironji, Kusum seeds , Sal seeds, Kendu leaves,Jack Fruit,Black Berry .
Major Industry None
Information Source: District Administration ,Chatra , India

 

Content Last Updated On: 14 December, 2012