Village & Panchayats

Administrative Setup

Latehar district has its headquarters at Latehar town, which lends its name to the District. The District consists of 774 Villages, 115 Gram Panchayats, 2 Sub-Divisions, 9 Blocks, 9 Circles, 1 Nagar Panchayat and 12 Police Stations.

Geographical and Population details of the District

  • Geographical Area : 3651.59 Sq. kms.
  • Population (2011 Census)
    • Total : 7,26,978
    • Male : 3,69,666
    • Female : 3,57,312
    • SC : 1,54,910
    • ST : 3,31,096

Administrative details of the District

  • No. of Sub-Divisions : 2
  • No. of NAC/Nagar Panchayat: 1
  • No. of Gram Panchayats : 115
  • No. of villages : 772
  • No. of Circles : 9
  • No. of Blocks : 9
  • No. of Police Stations : 12