<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a city and a notified area in Jamtara district
in the Indian state
. Jamtara is the district headquarters.
Jamtara is located at . It has an average elevation of 155 metres (508 feet
It is located 250 km from Ranchi
, the state capital
. It has an area of 1801 km². Distance from other major cities like from Howrah is 260 km and from Patna is 290 km.
It came into existence on 26 April 2001. The small district of Jharkhand state consists of only 4 blocks. It was created by carving out four blocks from DUMKA District.
Other towns in this district are Karmatar, Nala, Kundahit, Narayanpur and Fatehpur.The fast flowing Ajay River passes through the district and verdant forest areas cover the district. Unexplored and unspoiled natural beauty is the trademark of the district.
With pristine clear river waters, high cliffs and dense jungles, Jamtara is an adventure tourist's paradise. Beautiful waterfalls, sharp cliffs, rolling green hills and panoramic locations make Jamtara a rustic yet scenic vacation spot.
Scenic beauty enraptures while the vibrant tribal culture and hospitality of the town is worth an experience. With more people coming to Jamtara for both commercial and for a vacation, innumerable hotels and small guesthouses have come up that serve a variety of cuisines.Parwat Vihar Park is located 5 km... Read More