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District at a Glance

Geographical Area

Particulars Details

Latitude

23060’and 24039’ N

Longitude

83022’ and 84000’ E

Area in (Sq Km)

4044 Sq Km

Height from sea level

1180 ft

Temperature

Winter(Min 13.0 Max 28.5) and Summer(Min 35.0 Max 47.2)

Rainfall

1.335 mm/52.55 inches

Climate

Summer(May-jun),Winter(Dec-Feb),Rainy(Jul-Aug) Seasons

Main tribes

Oraon,Chero,Korwa and parahiya

Main minerals

Dolamite Lime Stone,Coal,Graphite,China Clay and Granite

Main crop

Paddy,Maize,Wheat and Pulses

Languages Spoken

Hindi and Oraon

Important rivers

Koyal,Kanhar,Danro,Sarsatiya,Tahale,Annaraj,Urea

Area in hectares

4,22,540.76 hect

Irrigated Land

1,35,730 hect

Forest Land

1,07,016 hect

Sinchith Area

38,340 hect

Nearest Railway St.

Garhwa

Nearest Airport

Chiyanki

Population density

256

Population Census Abstract source: (2001 census)

Particulars Total Male Female

Population

1035464

535332

500132

Rural Population

992825

512444

480381

Urban Population

42639

22888

19751

SC Population

43362

22485

18917

ST Population

67457

35127

32330

Pop. below 7 yrs

47262

24784

22488

Literates

31716

9848

21868

Main Workers

46413

15186

59047

Marginal Workers

62377

44648

23229

Non Workers

16949

10146

7143

Government Health Infrastructure

Urban Level Total Urban Level Total

Types of Hospital

Sadar

No. of FRU

1

No. of Hospital

136

No. of PHU

10

No. of Dispencaries

4

No. of Addl. PHC

6

Health Sub Centers

111

Health Sub Centers

111

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