Dhanwar, Giridih

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Dhanwar
city
Dhanwar is located in Jharkhand
Dhanwar
Dhanwar
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°25′N 85°59′E / 24.42°N 85.98°E / 24.42; 85.98Coordinates: 24°25′N 85°59′E / 24.42°N 85.98°E / 24.42; 85.98
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Giridih
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,935
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website giridih.nic.in

Dhanwar is a census town in the Giridih district of the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is one of the twelve administrative blocks of the Giridih district

Geography[edit]

Dhanwar is located at 24°25′N 85°59′E / 24.42°N 85.98°E / 24.42; 85.98.[1] It has an average elevation of 336 metres (1102 feet). It has a dam called "Naulakha Dam" where many people come here for celebrating the picnic. khorimahua(Rajdhanwar) subdivisional has five block.These blocks are rajdhanwar, jamua,gawan,tisri,deori.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Dhanwar had a population of 7,935. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhanwar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 55%. In Dhanwar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

The name "Dhanwar"(khorimahua) is the name of a subdivisional in Giridih and Rajdhanwar is now its current name. Rajdhanwar is a place for business at basic level. it has become a huge market place where the daily transaction are into millions, major contribution being from sale of food products, cloth, jewelry, and metals. This town is very famous for "Chath" puja in jharkhand state. Every year, around 4 lakhs people visit Dhanwar chath ghat called "Rajghat" during chath

Education[edit]

  • K.D. International School [Affiliated To Cbse, New Delhi]
  • Dr Bhabha Public School
  • Sri Anant Gurukulam
  • Q-max Public School [A Venture of Q-max Educational Trust, New Delhi]
  • Bahadur Prasad Memorial School
  • Paradise Memorial Public School

Economy[edit]

Banks

Tele-communication[edit]

SNo Provider Technology
1 BSNL GSM
2 AirTel GSM
3 IDEA GSM
4 Vodafone GSM
5 Reliance GSM & CDMA
6 Tata Docomo GSM
7 AIRCEL GSM
8 Uninor GSM

References[edit]

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