Chatra district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state, India, and Chatra is the administrative headquarters of this district.
Geography of Chatra
Chatra district is bounded on the north side by Gaya (Bihar State) district and Hazaribagh district and on the east side by Hazaribagh district, on the south side by Palamu and Ranchi district and on the west side by Gaya (Bihar State) and Palamu district. District covers the 3706 sq.kms area.
Latitude of Chatra city : 24 degrees, 12.3 minutes North
Longitude of Chatra city : 84 degrees, 52.3 minutes East
About Chatra District
This district came into existence in 1991.The territory covered by the present district was earlier known as Chatra sub-division of Hazaribagh district.
The district has one wild life sanctuary also known as the Lawalong Wild Life Sanctuary, animals that are found are Tigers, Leopards, Bear, Neelgai, Sambhar, Peacock, Wild Boar and Deer, together with variety of snakes and birds found in this Wild Life Sanctuary.
Division of Chatra District
District comprises of one subdivision, 10 development Blocks/Anchals, 125 Panchayats and 1479 Revenue Villages. There is only one municipality - that is at the district head quarters of Chatra.
Bus Station in Chatra District
Chatra Bus Station
Tourist places in Chatra District
Water Falls in Chatra District
Major Crops of Chatra District
Paddy is the main crop. Bajra, maize and pulses are also grown.