Mera, Dhanbad

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Mera is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°45′23″N 86°47′37″E / 23.756399°N 86.793537°E / 23.756399; 86.793537Coordinates: 23°45′23″N 86°47′37″E / 23.756399°N 86.793537°E / 23.756399; 86.793537
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Dhanbad
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,199
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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


As of 2001 India census,[1] Mera had a population of 5,199. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Mera has an average literacy rate of 54%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 64%, and female literacy is 42%. In Mera, 15% 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.