Jhabrera

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Jhabrera
city
Jhabrera is located in Uttarakhand
Jhabrera
Jhabrera
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°48′32″N 77°46′30″E / 29.809°N 77.775°E / 29.809; 77.775Coordinates: 29°48′32″N 77°46′30″E / 29.809°N 77.775°E / 29.809; 77.775
Country  India
State Uttarakhand
District Hardwar
Area
 • Total 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,378
 • Density 10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website 210.212.78.56/jhabrera/
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Jhabrera is a town and a nagar panchayat in Hardwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, situated 17 kilometres from Roorkee.It can been reached by taking left turn before Ganga canal and while entering into Manglaur town from Delhi

Etymology[edit]

The town gets its name from the former village of "Jhabar Hera", established by Rao Bah Mal, a ‘zamindar’ during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jhabrera had a population of 9378. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jhabrera has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 48%. In Jhabrera, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Introduction
  2. ^ "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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