Kharkhari, Dhanbad

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Census Town
dhanbad is located in Jharkhand
dhanbad is located in India
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
CD block Baghmara
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,656
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Lok Sabha constituency Giridih
Vidhan Sabha constituency Baghmara

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


As per 2011 Census of India Kharkhari had a population of 5,656, of which 3,010 males and 2,646 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,082 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 76.[1]

As of 2001 India census,[2] 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.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kharkhari was 3,664 out of which 2,199 were males and 1,465 were females.[1]


  1. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  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.