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Community development block
Taljhari is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand
Taljhari is located in India
Taljhari (India)
Coordinates: 25°4′37″N 87°44′29″E / 25.07694°N 87.74139°E / 25.07694; 87.74139Coordinates: 25°4′37″N 87°44′29″E / 25.07694°N 87.74139°E / 25.07694; 87.74139
Country India
 • TypeCommunity development block
32 m (105 ft)
 • Total76,330
 • OfficialHindi, Santali
Literacy (2011)
 • Total literates29,546 (47.74%)
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
816129 (Taljhari)
Telephone/STD code06426
Vehicle registrationJH 18
Lok Sabha constituencyRajmahal
Vidhan Sabha constituencyBorio
CD Block

Taljhari is a community development block that forms an administrative division in Rajmahal subdivision of Sahibganj district, Jharkhand state, India. It is located 23 km from Sahibganj, the district headquarters.


Taljhari, the eponymous CD Block headquarters, is located at 25°4′37″N 87°44′29″E / 25.07694°N 87.74139°E / 25.07694; 87.74139.[1]It is on the Dumka-Sahibganj Road.

The district can be divided into two regions, one of which covers Borio, Mandro, Barhait, Pathna and Taljhari CD Blocks, and lies under the Damin-i-koh area. Dense forests coveing the hills and slopes have thinned out. Paddy is cultivated in the valleys and on the hill tops the inhabitants grow barbatti and maize. Paharias, Mal Paharias and Santhalis generally inhabit the area.[2]

Taljhari CD Block has 273 gram panchayats, 195 inhabited (chiragi) and 78 uninhabited (bechiragi) villages.[2]


As per 2011 Census of India Taljhari CD Block had a total population of 76,330, all of which were rural. There were 38,659 (51 %) males and 37,671 (49 %) females. Population below 6 years was 14,435. Scheduled Castes numbered 5,067 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 42,348.[3]

In 2011 census Taljhari had a population of 1,377.[3]


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Taljhari CD Block was 29,546 (47.74 % of the population over 6 years) out of which 18,153 (61 %) were males and 11,393 (39 %) were females.[3]

As per 2011 census, literacy in Sahibganj district was 52.04.[4]Literacy in Jharkhand (for population over 7 years) was 66.41% in 2011.[5]Literacy in India in 2011 was 74.04%.[6]


Sahibganj Loop line passes through this block. There is a railway station at Taljhari.


  1. ^ "Basic School, Taljhari". Jharkhand. Wikimapia. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b "District Profile – Physical Aspects". Jharkhand. Sahibganj district administration. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  4. ^ "District Census 2011". Population Census 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Jharkhand Profile" (PDF). Census Info India 2011 – Final population totals. Census Commissioner, Government of India. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Literacy in India". Census 2011. Census population 2015 data. Retrieved 12 January 2016.