Chhabra

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Chhabra (Rajasthan)
city
Chhabra (Rajasthan) is located in Rajasthan
Chhabra (Rajasthan)
Chhabra (Rajasthan)
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 24°40′N 76°50′E / 24.67°N 76.83°E / 24.67; 76.83Coordinates: 24°40′N 76°50′E / 24.67°N 76.83°E / 24.67; 76.83
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Baran
Elevation 321 m (1,053 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 22,795
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration Rj28

Chhabra is a city and a municipality in Baran district in the state of Rajasthan, India.very near to the border of Madhya Pradesh. Chhabra is a historic walled city with a fort and got its name Chhabra from six big gates which are there in walled city.

Geography[edit]

Chhabra is located at 24°40′N 76°50′E / 24.67°N 76.83°E / 24.67; 76.83.[1] It has an average elevation of 257 metres (1053 feet). Chhabra is connected with broadgauge line and is well connected to Jaipur, Kota, Indore, Jabalpur etc. by Express and Passenger trains.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Chhabra had a population of 22,795. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Chhabra has an average literacy rate of 60%; with male literacy of 70% and female literacy of 50%. 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Thermal power plant[edit]

Chhabra has a thermal power plant which is operational. The second phase (2 X 250 MW) of the Thermal Power Plant is under Construction. This plant is owned by RRVUNL and as per information available on the web site of RRVUNL the second phase is likely to become operational in December 2011.The proposed capacity of thermal power plant is 2,320 MW.

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