Nirsa

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Nirsa

Nirsa
Census Town
Nirsa is located in Jharkhand
Nirsa
Nirsa
Location in Jharkhand, India
Nirsa is located in India
Nirsa
Nirsa
Nirsa (India)
Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72Coordinates: 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72
Country India
StateJharkhand
DistrictDhanbad
CD blockNirsa
Elevation
139 m (456 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total30,001
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
828205
Vehicle registrationJH 10
Lok Sabha constituencyDhanbad
Vidhan Sabha constituencyNirsa
Websitedhanbad.nic.in

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

Geography[edit]

Nirsa is located at 23°47′N 86°43′E / 23.78°N 86.72°E / 23.78; 86.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 ft).

Police station[edit]

Nirsa police station serves Nirsa CD Block.[2]

CD Block HQ[edit]

Headquarters of Nirsa CD Block is at Nirsa.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As per 2011 Census of India Nirsa had a population of 14,794, of which 7,752 were males and 7,072 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,972 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 258.[4]

As of 2001 India census,[5] Nirsa had a population of 13,903. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Nirsa has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 65%. In Nirsa, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Literacy[edit]

As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Nirsa was 10,199 out of which 5,820 were males and 4,379 were females.[4]

Economy[edit]

Collieries in the Nirsa Area of Eastern Coalfields are: Gopinathpur, Hariazam, Badjna, Chapapur and Shampur.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Nirsa
  2. ^ "Dhanbad – Welcome to the Coal Capital of India". Administrative Structure of Dhanbad District – List of Thana and Outpost of Dhanbad Outpost. Jharkhand Government. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
  3. ^ "District Census Handbook 2011 Series 21 Part XIIB" (PDF). Map on Page 3. Directorate of Census Operations, Jharkhand. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "Coalmining impact on the Environment" (PDF). Chapter V: Table 5.2. shodganga.infibnet. Retrieved 21 February 2017.