Deoghar District

Population: 1,491,879 (2011)

State: Jharkhand

Language: Santhali, Hindi

Headquarters: Deoghar


Date of Formation: Deoghar District was formed on 1st June 1986 from Santhal Parganas District.

Area: 2479 square kilometers

Density of population: 602 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 66.34 % - Male: 79.13 %, Female: 52.39 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:921


Boundaries of Deoghar District


North: Bihar

South: Jamtara District, Jharkhand

East: Dumka District, Jharkhand

West: Giridih District, Jharkhand


Deoghar District Average Rainfall: 1056.5 mm 

Deoghar District Average Temperature in Summer: 31.94 deg C 

Deoghar District Average Temperature in Winter: 17.57 deg C 





Major Rivers: Ajay, Paltro

Blocks: Deoghar, Karo, Madhupur, Mohanpur, Palojori, Sarath, Sarwa  

Assembly Constituencies: Deoghar, Jasidih, Madhupur, Sarath


Deoghar District Nearby Attractions


1. Bakulia

2. Burhai

3. Domohani

4. Karo

5. Deoghar

6. Pathrol Kali Mandir

7. Taapovan

8. Naulakha Temple


Deoghar District Facts: NH 6 passes through this district. This is one of the 21 most backward districts of Jharkhand that is receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Program.         


Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, millets, pulses, oil seeds, fibre, condiments, sugarcane


Major Educational Institutions: Saint Francis School, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, G.D.D.A.V. School, Modern Public School, Saint Francis School


What is Deoghar District Famous For: Baidyanath Jyotirling Shrine


Famous People From Deoghar District: Kishore Kumar Malviya, Muchkund Dubey, Ram Rudra Prasad Deo


Deoghar District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Tuesday Jun 12 , 2012