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Chatra : At a Glance
District created on 29-05-1991
Location    North of Jharkhand)
Latitude 24.12'  North
Longitude  84.56' East
  North of Jharkhand)
Total Area 3791 Sq.km
Forest Area  
No. of Blocks/Circles 12
No. of Gram Panchayats 154
Revenue Villages 1474
Nagar panchayat (Urban Local Body) 01
No. of Wards (ULB) 22
Zila Parshad Members 10
Panchayat Samiti Members 154
Mukhiya 154
No. of Wards (Rural) 1502
Total Population 1042304 (as per 2011 census )
Male Population 534,209
Female Population 508,095
Rural Population 979,406
Urban Population 62898
SC  
ST  
Total Families(House Hold)  
BPL Families  
Population Density(per sq. km)  275
Sex Ratio (male : female) 1000:951
Total No. Of Schools  
Literacy Rate 62.12%
Male Literacy 71.85%
Female Literacy 51.95%
Sadar Hospital 01
Referal Hospital 01
PHC 08
CHC 05
Health Sub Centre 96
Cultivable land  
Irrigated  
Un-Irrigated  
Main Crops Paddy, Maize, Groundnut Black Bean (Urad).
Main forest produces Mahua, Chironji, Kusum seeds ,  Sal seeds, Kendu leaves,Jack Fruit,Black Berry .
Major Industry None