Jatara is located at 25°01′N79°03′E / 25.02°N 79.05°E / 25.02; 79.05. It has an average elevation of 246 metres (807 feet).it is situated near khajuraho and orchha, the very popular tourist destination.uttar pradesh is very near to Jatara.mauranipur (Uttar Pradesh) is 25 km away from Jatara.
As of 2001[update] India census, Jatara had a population of 15,593. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Jatara has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 47%. In Jatara, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.