Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam Village, with population of about 11 thousand is Dhone sub district's the most populous village, located in Dhone sub district of Kurnool district in the state Andhra Pradesh in India. Total geographical area of Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam village is 48 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 229 persons per km2.

Nearest railway station is Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam which is within the village. Nearest town of the village is Dhone and distance from Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam village to Dhone is 3 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam village is 518222. The village comes under Dharmavaram,dornapalle,gosanipalle,venkatanayunipalle,yerraguntla, Gummakonda&mallapalle panchayat. Dhone is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kurnool which is 50 km away. 5.42 square kilometer (11%) of the total village's area is covered by forest.


The village is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5620 (51%) are male and 5351 (49%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam village is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 2568 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,971 9,177 1,336 458 1,448
Male 5,620 4,707 685 228 742
Female 5,351 4,470 651 230 706

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 952 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 950, in schedule caste is 950 and in schedule tribe is 1009. There are 951 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 4951 people in the village are literate, among them 3098 are male and 1853 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam is 52%. 64% of male and 40% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam has 60% (6562) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 61% male and 58% female population are working population. 60% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 52% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dhone (R) @ Dronachalam

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 60 56 4 40
Male 61 60 1 39
Female 58 52 6 42