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East Singhbhum District : Jharkhand

About District

Purbi Singhbhum district is situated at the southeast corner of Jharkhand. It has been formed after isolating nine block from old Singhbhum on 16th January 1990. From the industrial growth and mining quarrying point of view this district has leading position in Jharkhand. The total geographical area of district is about 3533 Sq. kms. About 53% of the total area of district is covered by residual mountains and hills consisting of granite,gneiss, and schist. The district is rich in minerals and these are found abundantly. For administrative reasons, the district is divided into two Sub-Division Dhalbhum and Ghatshila. The district consists of eleven blocks namely Golmuri-cum-Jugsalai(Jamshedpur), Potka, Patamda and Boram in Dhalbhum Sub-Division and Ghatshila, Musabani, Dumaria, Baharagora, Dhalbhumgarh, Chakulia and Gurabandha in Ghatshila Sub-Division. There are 231 Panchayat and about 1810 revenue villages. The Head Quarter of this district is Jamshedpur. The district is bounded by Midnapur District (West Bengal) in the East,Seraikella-Kharsawan (Jharkhand) in the West, Purulia District (West Bengal) in the North, Mayurbhanj District(Orissa) in the south. The important places to visit in the district are Jublee Park, Tata Zoological Park, Dimna Lake, Dalma Wild Life Sanctuary, and Rankini Temple.

District at a Glance

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