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Malkera is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°18′E / 23.78°N 86.3°E / 23.78; 86.3Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°18′E / 23.78°N 86.3°E / 23.78; 86.3
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Elevation 183 m (600 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,232
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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


Malkera is located at 23°47′N 86°18′E / 23.78°N 86.3°E / 23.78; 86.3.[1] It has an average elevation of 183 metres (600 feet).


As of 2011 India census,[2] Malkera had a population of 8232. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Malkera has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 52%. In Malkera, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Tata groups have coal mines at Malkera. Tata Steel also developed labor township here. Malkera is constituted of place like Choutidih, Lal bungalow, New Colony, Trigunait basti, Green basti. nearest market place is Katras which is at 15 minutes drive. It has well maintained green patched area managed by Tata Steel. Malkera is at a distance of 20 km from Dhanbad town and 40 km from Bokaro. since there is no English medium school situated here, children have to go either to D.A.V, Sijua or DE'NOBLI which are at a distance of 5 km to 6 km from here. The only high school situated here is Bhubneswar Trigunait Memorial high school(Hindi medium).

Other places[edit]

The Parasnath forest region is just 25 km from the town of Malkera


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Malkera
  2. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.