Jaridih Bazar

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Jaridih Bazar
city
Jaridih Bazar is located in Jharkhand
Jaridih Bazar
Jaridih Bazar
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°38′N 86°04′E / 23.63°N 86.07°E / 23.63; 86.07Coordinates: 23°38′N 86°04′E / 23.63°N 86.07°E / 23.63; 86.07
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Bokaro
Elevation 256 m (840 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 30,091
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Jaridih Bazar is a census town in Bokaro district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Geography[edit]

Jaridih Bazar is located at 23°45′50″N 85°55′46″E / 23.7637600°N 85.9295730°E / 23.7637600; 85.9295730.

It is on the banks of Damodar River, a little above its point of confluence with Konar River.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Jaridih Bazar had a population of 30,091. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Jaridih Bazar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 53%. In Jaridih Bazar, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Most of the people here are engage in wholesale business and keep their children to study outside the state.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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.