Pakur district is a districts of Jharkhand state, India. The administrative headquarters of this district is Pakur .
Geography of Pakur
Pakur district is bounded on the south side by Dumka district, on the north side by Sahebganj district, on the west side by Godda district, and on the east side by the Murshidabad district of West Bengal.
Main Rivers : Bansloi, Torai and Brahmani River are the main rivers of this district.
Topographically it is divided into three parts
The hilly area
The rolling area
The alluvial area.
Latitude of Pakur city : 23 deg to 40 deg & 25 deg to 18 deg - north
Longitude of Pakur city : 86 deg to 28 deg and 87 deg 57 deg east
About Pakur District
Pakur, famous for stone and Beedi (Biri) making industry, is one of the important revenue-earning districts of newly created Jharkhand State. Pakur district, once known for its thick & extensive forests, is now bereft of much of its jungle wealth. The medicinal plants such as Sarpgandha, Raigami or Dhami, Kazwa, Chiryaita etc. are now almost extinct.
Minerals found in Pakur District
Coal, china clay, fireclay, quartz, and silica sand and glass sand are found in this district.
Sub Division of Pakur District
In Pakur there is 1 sub division
Blocks in Pakur District
In Pakur there is 5 blocks
Police stations in Pakur District
Police stations in the Pakur district are : Hiranpur, Amrapara, Littipara, Pakur Sadar, Maheshpur and Pakuria.
Cities and Towns in Pakur District
Railways Station in Pakur District
Pakur Railway Station
Tourist Place in Pakur District
Shiv Sheetla Mandir
Mahakal Shakti Pith
College in Pakur District
K.K.M. College, Pakur
Major Crops of Pakur District
Wheat, Gram, Masoor, Mustard, Jute, Sugarcane, Onion and Potato are the main crops of this district.