|• Body||Kharar Municipality|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|• Official||Bengali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
In ancient times, this area was known for its brass and bell utensils and as goldsmiths.
The principal crops are paddy and potato.
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
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.
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