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Pakur District : Jharkhand

About District

Pakur district is one of the important revenue earning districts of the state. Its black stone chips have got Asiatic fame in constructional qualities. Pakur District is situated in the north eastern region of Jharkhand. Pakur got elevated from sub-divisional Status to a district on 28th January 1994. It is located at 23 degrees 40 minutes to 25 degree 18 minutes latitude and 86 degree 25 minutes to 87 degree 57 minutes east longitude. Pakur District is bounded by Sahibganj district in north, Dumka District in south, Godda district in west and by Murshidabad district in east. This district occupies an area of 696.21 sq km and its total population is 9,00,422 as per Census 2011. The district consist of one sub-division namely Pakur. There are six development blocks in the district namely Pakur, Hiranpur, Littipara, Amrapara, Maheshpur and Pakuria. Further, there are six revenue circles. Pakur District offers excellent tourism options to the travellers that are worth visiting. Siddhu-Kanhu Park, Devinagar, Hot Spring, Kanchangarah, Nityakali Mandir, Shiv Sheetla Mandir, Mahakal Shakti Pith, Diwan-e-Pir and Dharni-Pahar are the major attractions of this district.

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