<!-- See WikiProject Indian cities
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is a census town
in the Giridih district
of the Indian state
. It is one of the twelve administrative blocks of the Giridih district
Dhanwar is located at . It has an average elevation of 336 metres (1102 feet
, Dhanwar had a population of 7,935. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Dhanwar has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73% and, female literacy is 55%. In Dhanwar, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The Name "dhanwar"is the name of the block in giridih and Rajdhanwar is now its current name. Rajdhanwar is a place for business at basic level. Earlier, People from around the villages come end sell their items in the place so called "Hatia". Now, it has become a huge market place where the daily transaction are into millions, major contribution being from sale of food products, cloth, jewelry, and metals.
Proper health and education system are in place. The nearest railway station is Koderma, Hazaribagh Road and Giridih. One beautiful river called Irga River touches this place.