Jhajjar

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Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103 is located in Haryana
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
Location of Jhajjar in Haryana
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103 is located in India
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103
Jhajjar (Haryana) 124103 (India)
Coordinates: 28°37′N 76°39′E / 28.62°N 76.65°E / 28.62; 76.65.[1]
CountryIndia
StateHaryana
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total956,907[2]

Jhajjar is a city in Jhajjar district in the Indian state of Haryana. It was split off of the Rohtak district on July 15, 1997.[3]

Demographics[change | change source]

As of 2011, Jhajjar District had a population of 956,907. Males constitute 54% of the population and females constitute 46%. Jhajjar has an average literacy rate of 80.83%, higher than the national average of 74%. Male literacy is 89.44%, and female literacy is 70.16%.[2]

Transportation[change | change source]

Jhajjar has its railway station, with code JHJ. The railway station of the city is situated on Gawalison-Dadri Road. The station station supports four trains, including the first CNG train of India and the Jaipur-Chandigarh Intercity train.

Jhajjar City has India's largest bus station situated on Rohtak-Jhajjar Nh-71. This new bus station has an area of 38 acres, including parks for students.

Prominent personalities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Falling Rain Genomics, Inc, Jhajjar.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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.
  3. "Name Derivation". Archived from the original on 2012-05-10.
  4. Wins gold medal in Asian Wrestling Championship; father seeks DSP’s post for grappler, The Tribune, 14-May-2017