Chharka is a village development committee in Dolpa District in the Karnali Zone of north-western Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 552 persons living in 101 individual households. In the 2001 Nepal census it was found that 627 people had the religion of Bouddha and 7 people Hindus. It also stated that 544 people in 2001 were actually literate, 259 male and 285 female. there were also a total of 438 people that were non literate, 183 males and 255 females. Also according to the 2001 Nepal census there were a total of 634 people living in Chharka. Over one third of this population were in the age group of 4 to 19 years of age while only roughly about 9% of the population were the age of 50 or over.