Chatra district is bounded on the north by Gaya district
of Bihar and the southern border is shared by Latehar,
Ranchi and Hazaribag. To the east lies the Hazaribag
district and the western border is shared by Gaya district
of Bihar, Palamu and Latehar districts.
Area: 3700 sq km
Population: 7,90,680 (2001 census)