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Palamu District : Jharkhand

About District


The District of palamu lies between 23 degree 50’and 24 degree 8’ north latitude and between 83 degree 55’ and 84 degree 30’ east longitude. It contains an area of 5043.8 square Kms. The administrative head quarter of the district is Daltonganj. Old Palamu District is divided in three Districts Palamau, Garhwa and Latehar. The district is bainded north by the river Son which separates it from the districts of Rohtas, and by the district Aurangabad (Bihar), on the east by the district of Chatra and Hazaribagh, on the south by the district Latehar on the west by the district Garhwa and Chhatisgarh state. For administrative reasons, the district is divided into 3 sub divisions, 13 Blocks and 12 Revenue Circles. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Palamu fort, Netarhat, Shahpur, Palamu fort, and Betla.

District at a Glance


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