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Pakur

Pakur District 

Pakur district (Hindi: पाकुड़ जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Pakur is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district, with a population of 899,200 (census 2011), and covering an area of 686.21 km², is situated on the north-eastern…

Godda

Godda District 

Godda district (Hindi: गोड्डा जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India. It lies in the northeastern part of the state. The geographical area that now comprises Godda district used to be part of the erstwhile Santhal Parganas district. Godda…

Sahibganj

Sahibganj District 

Sahibganj district (Hindi: साहिबगंज जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Sahibganj is the administrative headquarters of this district. Sahibganj is a town and Municipality of Sahibganj district of Jharkhand state, India, which also serves as the district headquarters for…

Simdega

Simdega District 

Simdega district (Hindi: सिमडेगा जिला) (Odia: ସିମଡେଗା ଜିଲ୍ଲା) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Simdega town is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district was carved out from erstwhile Gumla district on 30 April 21. It is currently a…

Lohardaga

Lohardaga District 

Lohardaga district (Hindi: लोहरदग्गा जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The district is named after the town of Lohardaga, the administrative headquarters of the district. The district was created from a portion of Ranchi district in 1983. The…

Dhanbad

Dhanbad District 

Dhanbad district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Dhanbad is the administrative headquarters of this district. As of 2011 it is the second most populous district of Jharkhand (out of 24). Dhanbad is a city in the Indian state of…

Ramgarh

Ramgarh District 

Ramgarh district (Hindi: रामगढ़ जिला) is one of the 24 districts in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It was also a military district during the British Regime, referred to then as Ramghur district. Introduction and Geography Ramgarh was made a district on 12 September 2007….

Giridih

Giridih District 

Giridih district (Hindi: गिरिडीह जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Giridih is the administrative headquarters of this district. As of 2011 it is the third most populous district of Jharkhand (out of 24), after Ranchi and Dhanbad. History Giridih…

Koderma

Koderma District 

Koderma district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Koderma is the administrative headquarters of this district. Koderma district was created on 10 April 1994, after being carved out of the original Hazaribagh district. It is currently a part of the…

Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh District 

Hazaribagh district (Hindi: हज़ारीबाग़ ज़िला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Hazaribagh town is the district headquarters. It is currently a part of the Red Corridor. Etymology The district is named after its headquarters, the town of Hazaribagh. The name,…

Chatra

Chatra District 

Chatra district (Hindi: चतरा जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Chatra is the administrative headquarters of this district. The district covers an area of 3706 km². It has a population of 790,680 (Census 2001). History The territory covered by…

Latehar

Latehar District 

Latehar district (Hindi: लातेहार जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India, and Latehar town is the administrative headquarters of this district. This district is part of Palamu division. Latehar district is situated between 84deg. 31 min. East latitude 23…

Palamu

Palamu District 

Palamu is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was formed in 1892.The administrative headquarter is Daltonganj, situated on koel river. Geography The district lies between 23°50′ and 24°8′ north latitude and between 83°55′ and 84°30′ east longitude. It is bordered on…

Garhwa

Garhwa District 

Garhwa District (Hindi: गढवा जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. Garhwa district is a part of the Palamu division, and its administrative headquarters are in the city of Garhwa. History On 1 April 1991, this district was created from the…

Gumla

Gumla District 

Gumla district (Hindi: गुमला जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Gumla town is the administrative headquarters of this district. Etymology For centuries, the place was a meeting center for people from the hinterland who flocked here to exchange goods…

Bokaro

Bokaro District 

Bokaro district (Hindi: बोकारो जिला) is one of the most industrialized zone in India. It is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was established in 1991 by carving out one subdivision consisting of two blocks from Dhanbad District and six blocks…

East Singhbhum

East Singhbhum District 

East Singhbhum (Hindi: पूर्वी सिंहभूम) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India. It was created on 16 January 1990. The word Singhbhum came from two Sanskrit words ‘singh’ and ‘bhumi’ literally meaning ‘land of lions’ . More than 50% of the district…

Ranchi

Ranchi District 

Ranchi district (Hindi: राँची जिला) is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India. Ranchi city, the capital of Jharkhand state is the district headquarters. It was established as a district in 1899. Origin of name The geographical area now comprising Ranchi…