Nirsa

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Nirsa
city
Nirsa is located in Jharkhand
Nirsa
Nirsa
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,300,903
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Santali, bengoli
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
828205 828205

Nirsa is a census town in Dhanbad district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.

Geography[edit]

Nirsa is located at 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 ft).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2012 India census,[2] Nirsa had a population of 1,550,903. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Nirsa has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 65%. In Nirsa, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nirsa
  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.