Latehar district is a district of Jharkhand state in eastern India. The administrative headquarters of this district is Latehar town. This district is part of Palamu division.
Geography of Latehar
Total area of the Latehar district is 3,671 Sq. Km. Latehar District is bounded by the districts of Palamu in the north side, Lohardaga and Gumla in the south side, Garhwa in the north-west side and Chatra in the north-east side.
Latitude of Latehar city : 23 deg. 44.4 sec north
Longitude of Latehar city : 84deg. 31 min. East
About Latehar District
On 4th April 2001 Latehar district has been created. LATEHAR has been named after the village of the same name on Ranchi Daltonganj Road
Minerals found in Latehar
Coal, Bauxite, Laterite, Dolomite, Graphite, Granite, Quartz, Fireclay, Felspar are the main minerals that found in this district.
Blocks in Latehar District
In Latehar there is 7 blocks
Cities and Towns in Latehar District
Railway Stations in Latehar District
Barwadih Junction Railway Station
Tori Railway Station
Waterfalls in Latehar District
Lower Ghaghri Waterfalls
Upper Ghaghri Waterfalls
Tourist Place in Latehar District
Betla National Park
Economy of Latehar District
Agriculture is the main activity of Latehar District. Other economy of this district is based on Minerals, Animal Husbandry, Trade and commerce.
Major Crops of Latehar District
Paddy, maize, cereals, wheat, oil seeds are the main crops of Latehar District.