Dumri, Giridih (community development block)

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For place with same name in Gumla district, see Dumri, Gumla (community development block).
Dumri
Community development block
Dumri is located in Jharkhand
Dumri
Dumri
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°59′29″N 86°00′15″E / 23.9915200°N 86.0043030°E / 23.9915200; 86.0043030Coordinates: 23°59′29″N 86°00′15″E / 23.9915200°N 86.0043030°E / 23.9915200; 86.0043030
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Giridih
Population (2001)
 • Total 179,114
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Giridih
Vidhan Sabha constituency Dumri
Website giridih.nic.in
CD Block

Dumri (Hindi: डूमरि) is a community development block in Giridih district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Geography[edit]

Dumri is located at 23°59′29″N 86°00′15″E / 23.9915200°N 86.0043030°E / 23.9915200; 86.0043030.

The Jamunia River runs near the Grand Trunk Road from around Bagodar to past Dumri and then turns south, forms the border between Dhanbad and Bokaro districts and joins the Damodar.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Dumri CD Block had a population of 179,114 in 2001 census, out of which 70,524 were males and 88,590 were females. 58,453 were literates. [3]

Transport[edit]

Dumri is on National Highway 2.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lister, Edward. "Hazaribagh". p. 9. Google books. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  2. ^ "Name and Situation". Jharkhand Forest Division. Retrieved 2010-06-06. 
  3. ^ "CD Blocks of Giridih". Dumri. Govt. of Jharkhand. Retrieved 2010-04-09. 
  4. ^ "National Highway No. 2". Maps of India. Retrieved 2010-04-09.