Jamtara (जामताड़ा) is a city and a notified area in the Jamtara Sadar subdivision of the Jamtara district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is the headquarters of the epynomous district, subdivision and community development block.
It came into existence on 26 April 2001. This small district of Jharkhand state consists of only four blocks. It was created by carving out four blocks from Dumka District.
Other towns in this district are Karmatar, Nala, Kundahit, Narayanpur, Fatehpur and Mihijam.
The Ajay River passes through the district and forest areas cover the district.
With rivers, cliffs and jungles, Jamtara is used by adventure tourists.
A number of hotels and small guesthouses have come up that serve a variety of cuisines.
Parwat Vihar Park is located 5 km from Jamtara Railway…