Demography

  • Date of Declaration of District: 10th November 1972
  • Latitude: 24-30” to 25-20” (North)
  • Longitude: 83-14” to 83-20” (East)
  • Height from Sea Level: 107.78 Meters
  • Boundaries
  • North: Bhojpur & Buxar Districts
    South: Plamu & Garwah Districts
    EAST: Aurangabad & Part of Gaya District
    WEST: Kaimur District
  • Area: 3,847.82 Sq Km
  • Total Population: 29,62,593
  • Male: 15,47,856
  • Female: 14,14,737
  • Sex Ratio: 914 females per 1000 males
  • No. of Subdivisions: 3
  • No. of Blocks: 19
  • No. of Revenue Circles: 19
  • No. of Municipalities: 7
  • Literacy Rate : 75.59%
  • No. of Gram Panchayats: 245
  • No. of Villages: 2072