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|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Dhanwar is located at  It has an average elevation of 336 metres (1102 feet). It has a Naulakha Dam..
As of 2001[update] India census, 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" is the name of a block in Giridih and Rajdhanwar is now its current name. Rajdhanwar is a place for business at basic level. Earlier, People from around the villages come and sell their items in the place so called "Hatia". Now, 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.
Reasonably proper health and education facilities are available here. The nearest railway station is Koderma, Hazaribagh Road and Giridih. One beautiful river called Irga River touches this place. Jharkhand Dham, a religious spot, is located near to Dhanwar.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dhanwar
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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