|Elevation||139 m (456 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Santali, bengali|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||JH 10|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Dhanbad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Nirsa|
Nirsa is located at  It has an average elevation of 139 metres (456 ft)..
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
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.
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