Kardhana Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Varanasi sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Varanasi sub district of Varanasi district in the state Uttar Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Kardhana village is 13 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 866 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Varanasi and distance from Kardhana village to Varanasi is 22 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kardhana village is 221403. The village comes under Sadar panchayat. Varanasi is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 22 km. District head quarter of the village is Varanasi which is 22 km away.


The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5872 (52%) are male and 5383 (48%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kardhana village is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1546 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 10 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 10.8% which is 1.5% higher than male population growth rate of 9.3%. General caste population has increased by 12.6%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -10.5% and child population has decreased by -26.1% in the village since last census.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 917 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 942, in schedule caste is 785 and in schedule tribe is 1051. There are 918 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 13 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 2 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Total 6849 people in the village are literate, among them 4018 are male and 2831 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kardhana is 71%. 80% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 12% and female literacy rate has gone up by 25%.

Workers profile

Kardhana has 39% (4387) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 29% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 11% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.