Palawa, Jharkhand

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Palawa is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 24°01′N 85°20′E / 24.01°N 85.34°E / 24.01; 85.34Coordinates: 24°01′N 85°20′E / 24.01°N 85.34°E / 24.01; 85.34
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribag
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,757
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Palawa is a census town in Hazaribag district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Palawa had a population of 9,757. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Palawa has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. Male literacy is 66%, and female literacy is 53%. In Palawa, 19% 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.