Barka (Gabhana, Aligarh)

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Coordinates: 27°53′N 78°05′E / 27.88°N 78.08°E / 27.88; 78.08Coordinates: 27°53′N 78°05′E / 27.88°N 78.08°E / 27.88; 78.08
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total550.4 ha (1,360.1 acres)
 • Total4,962
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code01309200
Vehicle registrationUP-81
Sex ratio1000/882 /

Barka is a small village of 550.4 hectares in Gabhana Tehsil in Aligarh district in the State of Uttar Pradesh, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Barka depends on Khair (MB), the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include One tap, One tubewell and One handpump. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - One river,One canal. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Handpump. Barka's pin code is 202142[4], and village code is 01309200. The area of Barka is segregated as 482.29 hectares irrigated area.

The village is connected with a single bus service. Barka has Two banks and Two credit societies for the regulation of economic activity. The village is also equipped with Two recreational centers.

The village has an uninterrupted 24 hours electric supply from a power grid.


Barka is a census village in the district of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The village has a total population of 4962 and has total administration over 818 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Barka has 927 children, 480 boys and 447 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 663 (13.36%) males constitute 344 (6.93%) of the population and females 319 (6.43%).

Medical facility

  • Barka has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 2767 people are literate in Barka out of which 1799 are males and 968 are females.

Barka has the following educational facilities:

  • 1 Education facility
  • 1 Primary school
  • 2 Colleges in the nearby range


According to a census 2011 report, 1757 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 1273 male, 484 female with 1300 (73.99%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 1067 males and 233 females. 555 males and 70 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 156 male and 4 female agricultural labor. 457 people are reported to work for a marginal period of time in the year.

They depend on the agricultural markets (Mandi) of the nearby towns of Khair (MB) and Aligarh to sell agricultural produce and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 202142 and Post Offices under 202142 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  2. "Pin Code 202142 and Post Offices under 202142 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  3. "202142 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-06-12.
  4. "Pincode 202142". Retrieved 2021-06-12.

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