Latehar District

Population: 725,673 (2011)

State: Jharkhand

Language: Santhali, Hindi

Headquarters: Latehar


Date of Formation: Latehar District was carved out of Palamu District on 4th April 2001

Area: 3630 square kilometers

Density of Population: 200 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 61.23 % - Male: 71.80 %, Female: 50.26 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:964


Boundaries of Latehar District


North: Palamu District, Jharkhand

North East: Chatra District, Jharkhand

North West: Garhwa District, Jharkhand

South: Lohardaga District, Jharkhand

South East: Ranchi District, Jharkhand

South West: Gumla District, Jharkhand


Latehar District Average Rainfall: 905 mm

Latehar District Average Temperature in Summer: 31 deg C

Latehar District Average Temperature in Winter: 15 deg C





Major Rivers: Barakar, Poanchkhara, Keso, Akto, Gurio, Gukhana, Nadi, Sakri

Blocks: Latehar, Barwadih, Garua, Mahuadanr, Chandwa, Balumath, Manika

Assembly Constituencies: Latehar, Manika


Latehar District Nearby Attractions


1. Betla National Park

2. Kanti Waterfalls

3. Lower Ghaghri Waterfalls

4. Sahi Falls

5. Lodh Waterfalls

6. Mirchaiya Waterfalls

7. Upper Ghaghri Waterfalls

8. Saint Paramhans Baba Tomb

9. Makamaro Hills

10. Shaktipeeth Maa Chanchala Devi


Latehar District Facts: 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, maize, cereals, wheat, oilseeds


Major Industrial Products: Baskets, lac, forestry


Mineral Resources: Coal, bauxite, laterite, dolomite, graphite, quartz, fireclay, felspar


What is Latehar District Famous For: Adventure Tourism


Latehar District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Monday Jun 11 , 2012