Godda district is one of the twenty-four districts of Jharkhand state in eastern India, and Godda town is the headquarters of Godda district.Godda district falls under Santhal Pargana Division and has one Sub-Division Godda
Geography of Godda
Godda district covers the 210 km² area. Godda District comprises hilly tracks, plains and vast forest lands. The eastern part from north to south is covered with forests
Latitude of Godda city : 24°11' North
Longitude of Godda city : 86 ° 18’ East
About Godda District
Godda district came into existence as district of undivided Bihar on may 25, 1983 and became the 18th district of Jharkhand State
Two more mine opencast coal mine of Eastern Coalfields Limited are coming in Godda district
A. Chuperbhita opencast coal mine project
B. Hurra 'C' opencast coal mine project
Blocks in Godda District
In Godda there is 8 blocks
Cities and Towns in Godda District
Transportation in Godda District
The nearest railway station being Barahat.Godda District is well connected by road and rail networks with the neighboring districts.
Tourist places in Godda District
The main places in the district are Madhupur, Godda, Dhuraiya, Jarmundi, Poreyahat and Chakai
Economy of Godda District
Main occupation of the aboriginal tribes is hunting, sheep - rearing, animal husbandry and agriculture.
Major Crops of Godda District
The major crops grown here are wheat, paddy and maize. Other crops cultivated are linseed, khesari and vegetables.