Dhar Kalan

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Dhar Kalan
Village
Dhar Kalan is located in Punjab
Dhar Kalan
Dhar Kalan
Location in Punjab, India
Dhar Kalan is located in India
Dhar Kalan
Dhar Kalan
Dhar Kalan (India)
Coordinates: 32°24′39″N 75°47′48″E / 32.4107214°N 75.7966358°E / 32.4107214; 75.7966358Coordinates: 32°24′39″N 75°47′48″E / 32.4107214°N 75.7966358°E / 32.4107214; 75.7966358
Country India
StatePunjab
DistrictPathankot
TehsilDhar Kalan
Government
 • TypePanchayat raj
 • BodyGram panchayat
Area
 • Total803 ha (1,984 acres)
Elevation
524 m (1,719 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,441
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
 • Total Households
266
 Sex ratio 721/690 /
Languages
 • OfficialPunjabi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
145022
Telephone01870
ISO 3166 codeIN-PB
Vehicle registrationPB-06
Websitegurdaspur.nic.in

Dhar Kalan is a village and tehsil in Pathankot district of Punjab State, India. It is located 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) from Pathankot, 68 kilometres (42 mi) from district headquarter and 260 kilometres (160 mi) from state capital Chandigarh. The village is administrated by Sarpanch an elected representative of the village.

Demography[edit]

As of 2011, The village has a total number of 266 houses and the population of 1441 of which 721 are males while 690 are females according to the report published by Census India in 2011. The literacy rate of the village is 82.67%, highest than the state average of 75.84%. The population of children under the age of 6 years is 159 which is 11.27% of total population of the village, and child sex ratio is approximately 1038 higher than the state average of 846.[2]

Most of the people are from Schedule Caste which constitutes 17.43% of total population in the village. The town does not have any Schedule Tribe population so far.[2]

As per census 2011, 425 people were engaged in work activities out of the total population of the village which includes 373 males and 52 females. According to census survey report 2011, 71.76% workers describe their work as main work and 28.24% workers are involved in marginal activity providing the livelihood for less than 6 months.[2]

Transport[edit]

The nearest train station is located 19 kilometres (12 mi) away in Dalhousie road and Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport is 155 kilometres (96 mi) away from the village.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dhar Kalan Population per Census India". Census of India, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "DCHB Village Release". Census of India, 2011.