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Kharar, Ghatal

Kharar
City
Kharar is located in West Bengal
Kharar
Kharar
Location in West Bengal, India
Kharar is located in India
Kharar
Kharar
Kharar (India)
Coordinates: 22°42′N 87°41′E / 22.7°N 87.68°E / 22.7; 87.68
Country India
StateWest Bengal
DistrictPaschim Medinipur
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyKharar Municipality
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total11,580
Languages
 • OfficialBengali, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Websitepaschimmedinipur.gov.in

Kharar is a city and a municipality in Paschim Medinipur district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Economy

In ancient times, this area was known for its brass and bell utensils and as goldsmiths.

The principal crops are paddy and potato.

Demographics

As of 2001 India census,[1] Kharar had a population of 11,580. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kharar has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 67%. In Kharar, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education

There are two high school and more than ten primary schools in Kharar. The name of the high schools are - 1. Kharar Sri Aurobindo Vidyamandir. 2. Kharar S.k.h.hait Balika Vidyalaya. Ghatal Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya and Chandrakona Vidyasagar Mahavidyalaya are two nearest college of Kharar.

References

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.