The district is bounded by 24015'46'' and 240 49'18'' N latitude and 85026'01''and 85054'16'' east longitude and covers an area of about 1500.00 Sq Km. It is bounded on the North by the Nawada district of Bihar, on the south by Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on the east by Giridih district of Jharkhand and on the west by the Gaya district of Bihar.
General Administrative Divisions
Koderma district has one Sub-division, Kodarma itself and 5 (five) revenue circles. For developmental administration the district is divided into 6 (Six) developmental blocks namely: Koderma, Jainagar, Chandwara, Markachho, Domchanch and Satgawan. There are 717 (Seven Hundred Seventeen) Villages and 109 (One Hundred Nine) Panchayats.
Physiology, Flora & fauna
Koderma district lies in the Chhotanagpur Plateau at 397m above the sea level.The area exhibits undulating topography comprising hills, hillocks, plains and mounds. Northern part of the district is occupied by Koderma Reserve Forest. The highest peak is Debour Ghati (677 metre) which is the state boundary of Jharkhand & Bihar.
The section line from south to north from Jharkhand to Bihar passing through Hazaribag plateau. The rock at the edge of this plateau has been cut deeply by innumerable streams. There are a number of rills & gullies of various type such as figure or shoe-lace gullies
Barakar River flows from W to E in the southern part of the district of Koderma and supports Telaiya Hydel project, a multi purpose dam construction on it. River flows from West to East Poanchkhara, Keso, Akto, Gurio, Gukhana Nadi are the main tributaries of thr Barakar river.
Sakri river is the main river in the northern part of the district which flows from south & east to north west. Ghggnna Naddi, Chhotanari Nadi are the tributaries of Sakri river. Mahua, Banyan, Sakhua, Palas, Pipal, Neem, Khajoor, Bamboo are the flora of the area and Cow, Bull, Buffalo and Goat are fauna. Though Leopard, Bear, Pig, Hiran and Hares are found in the forest area of Koderma Reserve forest.
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