In prehistoric times the area was inhabited by various Proto-Australoids and a few Proto-Dravidian tribes. Tribes were scattered over a variety of forms - development of food, hunting, animal husbandry, and agriculture. for a time it was known as West Burdwan and in 1881 it became known as the Banura region. Banura County was part of Rarh in ancient times. From about the 7th century AD until the advent of British rule, for about a thousand years, the history of the Bankera region resembles the rise and fall of the Hindu Rajas of Bishnupur.
Bancura has the international reputation of the “Bankura Horse” - a horse made of terracotta, and the Dashabatar Tash. Bankura is famous for its agriculture, and large-scale production of 'Mango' and 'Ne Mustard'. Tribes like Santhal, Bhumij (Sardar), and Munda live in the Mukutmanipur region.
The region has an area of 6882 km2.
There are 3 complete divisions in Banura.
There are 3585 villages in the region.
There are 5 towns in total in the region.
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