Jhabrera

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Jhabrera
city
Jhabrera is located in Uttarakhand
Jhabrera
Jhabrera
Location in Uttarakhand, India
Coordinates: 29°48′32″N 77°46′30″E / 29.809°N 77.775°E / 29.809; 77.775Coordinates: 29°48′32″N 77°46′30″E / 29.809°N 77.775°E / 29.809; 77.775
Country India
State Uttarakhand
District Hardwar
Area
 • Total 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,378
 • Density 10,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Website 210.212.78.56/jhabrera/
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Jhabrera is a town and a nagar panchayat in Hardwar district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, situated 17 kilometres from Roorkee. It can be reached by taking a left turn before Ganga canal and while entering Manglaur town from Delhi.

Etymology[edit]

The town gets its name from the former village of "Jhabar Hera", established by Rao Bah Mal, a ‘zamindar’ during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shahjahan & Anmol.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jhabrera had a population of 9378. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jhabrera has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 48%. In Jhabrera, 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Introduction
  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. 

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