Kharar, Ajitgarh

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Kharar
ਖਰੜ
mundi kharar
city
Shivalik City Kharar Landran.jpg
Nickname(s): Kherr
Punjab
Kharar
Kharar
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°44′N 76°39′E / 30.74°N 76.65°E / 30.74; 76.65Coordinates: 30°44′N 76°39′E / 30.74°N 76.65°E / 30.74; 76.65
Country  India
State Punjab
District Ajitgarh
Named for Education Hub Of Punjab
Government
 • Type Municipal Council
 • Body M.C. Kharar
Elevation 297 m (974 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 60,000
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 140301
Vehicle registration PB27
Website http://citykharar.com/

Kharar is a city and a municipal council in Ajitgarh district in the state of Punjab. It is at a distance of about 10-15 kilometres from Chandigarh and about 4 kilometres from Ajitgarh.

Geography[edit]

Kharar is located at 30°44′N 76°39′E / 30.74°N 76.65°E / 30.74; 76.65.[1] It has an average elevation of 297 metres (974 feet). Ajitgarh is the district of Kharar and kharar itself has tehsil.

Languages[edit]

Punjabi is the main spoken language. Hindi and English are also spoken.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharar had a population of 39,410. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kharar has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 79%; the female literacy rate is 72%. In Kharar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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