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Gumla District : Jharkhand

About District

The district of Gumla is covered by dense forests, hills and rivers. It is situated in the southwest portion of the Jharkhand State. The District was carved out of Ranchi District on 18th May 1983. Previously it was a sub-division of old Ranchi district. The district lies between 22? 35? to 23? 33? north latitude and 84? 40? to 85? 1? east longitude. The Total area of the district is 5327 sq. km. the total population of the district is 1025656 as per Census 2011. Gumla town is the district head quarter. Since, Gumla district has only one Sub-division, therefore, its Sub-divisional headquarter is also located at Gumla district headquarter, which is headed by Sub Divisional Officer. Below Sub-division there are 12 community development Blocks, and 11 revenue circles.

District Administration

District at a Glance

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Area in Sq Km (Census 2011)
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