Kharsia

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Kharsia
town
Kharsia is located in Chhattisgarh
Kharsia
Kharsia
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E / 21.97; 83.12Coordinates: 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E / 21.97; 83.12
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Raigarh
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 18,020
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Sex ratio 2:1 /

Kharsia is a town and a nagar palika in Raigarh district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Geography[edit]

Kharsia is located at 21°58′N 83°07′E / 21.97°N 83.12°E / 21.97; 83.12.[1] It has an average elevation of 245 metres (803 feet). But right now this small city has been facing pollution problem since last 3-4 years and nobody seems to have found any resolution to it.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharsia had a population of 17,387. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharsia has an average literacy rate of 71%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 63%. In Kharsia, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Earlier Kharsia was called "KUBER KI BASTI" but now a day recession has affected the city, but as long as opportunities also comes in shape of business or service.

Transport[edit]

Kharsia is a station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line.

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