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Dhanwar is located at  It has an average elevation of 336 metres (1102 feet). It has a dam called "Naulakha Dam" where many people come here for celebrating the picnic. Rajdhanwar subdivisional has five block. These blocks are rajdhanwar, jamua,gawan,tisri,deori..
As of 2001[update] India census, Dhanwar had a population of 7,935. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhanwar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 55%. In Dhanwar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The name "Dhanwar"(khorimahua) is the name of a subdivisional in Giridih and Rajdhanwar is now its current name. Rajdhanwar is a place for business at basic level. it has become a huge market place where the daily transaction are into millions, major contribution being from sale of food products, cloth, jewelry, and metals. This town is very famous for "Chath" puja in jharkhand state. Every year, around 4 lakhs people visit Dhanwar chath ghat called "Rajghat" during chath. Decoration of Rajghat occurs at huge level,which fascinates the visitors.
Jharkhand Dham - It is situated approximately 55 km from Giridih and 10 km from Rajdhanwar. "Jharkhand Dham" which is considered to be the second most worshiped temple of "Shiva", after Baidhnath Dham in Deoghar.
Hanuman Mandir- it is situated at Bada Chowk (cinema road) 3 km from Dhanwar station.
[Durga mandir] Gorthamba is a famous Temple of goddess Durga
High school kubri
- State Bank Of India with ATM
- Bank Of India with ATM
- Axis Bank with ATM
- Jharkhand Gramin Bank
- Co-operative Bank
- Punjab National Bank
- Bank of Baroda
- Allahabad Bank
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