Kharkhari, Dhanbad

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Kharkhari is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°46′36″N 86°13′35″E / 23.776548°N 86.226368°E / 23.776548; 86.226368Coordinates: 23°46′36″N 86°13′35″E / 23.776548°N 86.226368°E / 23.776548; 86.226368
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,653
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kharkhari had a population of 5,653. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Kharkhari has an average literacy rate of 55%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 42%. In Kharkhari, 17% 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.