Kharsawan is a city and a notified area in Seraikela Kharsawan district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.
Kharsawan or Kharsuan was one of the Oriya speaking Princely states of India during the period of the British Raj, and was acceded to India after India gained independence. Earlier this area was a part of Odisha's Kalinga-Utkala Empire of the Gajapati Kings. It is now a part of Jharkhand, India, and one of its districts is named Seraikela Kharsawan district. Maharaj Darbhanga used to visit this state to pay respects as trade route to the east coast ran through the thick jungles of Singhbhum and safety was guaranteed only to those who were in the good books. Kumar Aditya Narayan Singh Deo and his father Maharaj Kumar Rudra Pratap Singh Deo appreciated the name change of the district. It had a privy purse of 33,000INR.PRESENT head of the royal family: Raja PRADEEP CHANDRA SINGH DEO. Title of Raja was given to Kharswan Ruler in 1902 to Raja Ram Chandra Singh Deo.Major language spoken in this area is Oriya.
Kharsawan is located at 22°48′N 85°50′E / 22.8°N 85.83°E. It has an average elevation of 201 metres (659 feet). It was also known as Amda before the 1920s.
As of 2001census, Kharsawan had a population of 6790. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kharsawan has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 72%, and female literacy is 55%. In Kharsawan, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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- ^ "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.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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