Jorapokhar

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Jorapokhar
city
Jorapokhar is located in Jharkhand
Jorapokhar
Jorapokhar
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°42′32″N 86°24′04″E / 23.709°N 86.401°E / 23.709; 86.401Coordinates: 23°42′32″N 86°24′04″E / 23.709°N 86.401°E / 23.709; 86.401
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 85,218
Languages
 • Official HindiSantali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Jorapokhar is a census town in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is located in the Dhanbad Sindri Road.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Jorapokhar had a population of 85,218. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Jorapokhar has an average literacy rate of 65%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 55%. In Jorapokhar, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Jorapokhar police station (also known as Jorapokhar Thana) is a sub police station of Dhanbad. Jorapokhar was an assembly constituency of Bihar from 1962 to 1967 and was represented by Ram Narain Sharma. The Sindri town of Dhanbad was in this constituency, later Sindri became vidhan sabha constituency from 1967.

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.