Dharahara Village, with population of 2265 is Kanpur sub district's the 77th most populous village, located in Kanpur sub district of Kanpur Nagar district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dharahara village is 4 km2 and it is the 67th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 621 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kanpur and distance from Dharahara village to Kanpur is 30 km. The village comes under Dharhara panchayat. Kanpur Sadar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 30 km. District head quarter of the village is Kanpur Nagar which is 30 km away.


The village is home to 2265 people, among them 1210 (53%) are male and 1055 (47%) are female. 63% of the whole population are from general caste, 37% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dharahara village is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 408 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dharahara

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,265 1,419 846 0 316
Male 1,210 736 474 0 165
Female 1,055 683 372 0 151

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 872 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 785. There are 915 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 1408 people in the village are literate, among them 825 are male and 583 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dharahara is 72%. 79% of male and 64% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Dharahara has 42% (952) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 29% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dharahara

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 42 35 7 58
Male 54 47 7 46
Female 29 22 7 72