Ara, Jharkhand

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Ara is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°44′30″N 85°33′21″E / 23.741689°N 85.555762°E / 23.741689; 85.555762Coordinates: 23°44′30″N 85°33′21″E / 23.741689°N 85.555762°E / 23.741689; 85.555762
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribagh District
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,181
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
See Arrah for town in Bhojpur district of Bihar

Ara is a census town in Hazaribag district in the state of Jharkhand, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Ara had a population of 14,181. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Ara has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 63% of the males and 37% of females literate. 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  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.