Jamtara block

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Jamtara
Community development block
Jamtara is located in Jharkhand
Jamtara
Jamtara
Jamtara is located in India
Jamtara
Jamtara
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°57′48″N 86°48′5″E / 23.96333°N 86.80139°E / 23.96333; 86.80139Coordinates: 23°57′48″N 86°48′5″E / 23.96333°N 86.80139°E / 23.96333; 86.80139
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Jamtara
Government
 • Type Community development block
Elevation 201 m (659 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 132,600
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates 74,330 (66.30%)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 815351 (Jamtara)
Telephone/STD code 06433
Vehicle registration JH-21
Lok Sabha constituency Dumka
Vidhan Sabha constituency Jamtara, Sarath
Website jamtara.nic.in
CD Block

Jamtara is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Jamtara district, Jharkhand state, India.

Geography[edit]

Jamtara is located at 23°57′48″N 86°48′5″E / 23.96333°N 86.80139°E / 23.96333; 86.80139.[1]

Jamtara CD Block has 22 panchayats and 150 villages.[2]

Panchayats of Jamtara CD Block are: Barjora, Bewa, Chalna, Chandradipa, Chengaidih, Duladih, Gopalpur, Jiajori, Kushbhedia, Ladhna, Menjhiya, Pnjaniya, Piyalsola, Ranidih, Shahardal, Shaharpura, Siulibari, Sonbad, Sukhjora, Supaidih and Udalbani.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India, Jamtara CD Block had a total population of 132,600, all of which were rural. There were 67,389 (51 %) males and 65,211 (49 %) females. Scheduled Castes numbered 9,182 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 60,008. Population below 6 years was 20,497.[3]

Literacy[edit]

As of 2011 census the total number of literates in Jamtara CD Block was 74,330 (66.30 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 45,003 (61 %) were males and 29,327 (39 %) were females.[3]

As of 2011 census, Primary Census Abstract Tables Jamtara district had a population of above 6 years of 660,049 and the total number of literates in the district were 426,312 (64.59 % of the population over 6 years). [4] According to District Census 2011, literacy in Jamtara district was 64.59.[5]Literacy in Jharkhand (for population over 7 years) was 66.41% in 2011. [6]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[7]

See also – List of Jharkhand districts ranked by literacy rate


Transportation[edit]

The Ranigunj-Kiul section of the Howrah-Delhi main line was in position in 1871. It provided rail link for Jamtara.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamtara". Jharkhand. Wikimapia. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Jamtara district of Jharkhand". Blocks and Panchayats. Jamtara district administration. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "2011 Census – Primary Census Abstract Data Tables". Jharkhand – District-wise. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "District Census 2011". District Census Details, Sr. No. 486, lot no. 49. Population Census 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  6. ^ "Jharkhand Profile" (PDF). Census Info India 2011 – Final population totals. Census Commissioner, Government of India. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  7. ^ "Literacy in India". Census 2011. Census population 2015 data. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  8. ^ "IR History: Early days II". Chronology of Railways in India, Part 2, 1870-1899. IRFCA. Retrieved 26 December 2015.