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Neighbourhood in Dhanbad
Lakarka is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Lakarka is located in India
Lakarka (India)
Coordinates: 23°47′36″N 86°18′08″E / 23.7934°N 86.3022°E / 23.7934; 86.3022Coordinates: 23°47′36″N 86°18′08″E / 23.7934°N 86.3022°E / 23.7934; 86.3022
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,962
 • Official Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Lakarka is a neighbourhood in Dhanbad in Jharkhand state, India.


The earlier census town was combined with other urban units to form Dhanbad Municipal Corporationin 2006.[1][2]

Lakarka is part of Ward No. 4 of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.[3]


As of 2001 India census,[4] Lakarka had a population of 6,962. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Lakarka has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 67%, and female literacy is 40%. In Lakarka, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". DMC. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Dhanbad Dsitrict Map". Physical Map of Dhanbad. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 15 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Dhanbad Municipal Corporation". प्रादेशिक निर्वाचन क्षेत्रों की सूची (in Hindi). Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 19 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "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.