Jamtara (Hindi: जामताड़ा) is a city and district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
Origin of name
It is located 250 km from Ranchi, the state capital. Jamtara is located at 23.95°N 86.8°E
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.