Bhairwa (Jaisalmer)

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The Golden city
Country India
 • TypeSarpanch
 • Total6,195 ha (15,308 acres)
 • Total1,113
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5.30
Village code02038600
ISO 3166 codeRJ-IN
Vehicle registrationRJ-15

Bhairwa is a small village of 6195 hectares in Jaisalmer Tehsil in Jaisalmer district, nicknamed ""The Golden city"" in the State of Rajasthan, India.[2] The village is administrated by a sarpanch who is elected representative of the village by the local elections. Bhairwa depends on JAISALMER, the nearest town for all major economic activities.[3] The village has government-provided water facilities that include Two taps, One Well supply, One tank, One tubewell, and Two handpumps. The villagers also acquire water from some of the natural water sources - Two rivers, Two canals and Two springs. Bhairwa is also surrounded by Two lakes. The population of the village depends on the source of drinking water during summer on Tubewell. Bhairwa's pin code is 345031[4], and village code is 02038600. The area of Bhairwa is segregated as 836.24 hectares irrigated area, 339.17 hectares unirrigated, the 4401.23 hectare area under culturable waste (including gauchar and groves), and remaining 618 hectare area not available for cultivation.

Bhairwa has Ten public telephones. The village is connected with a single bus service. Bhairwa 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.


Bhairwa is a census village in the district of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The village has a total population of 1113 and has total administration over 171 houses which are connected to supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage.

  • Bhairwa has 215 children, 117 boys and 98 girls.
  • Scheduled caste counts for 204 (18.33%) males constitute 109 (9.79%) of the population and females 95 (8.54%).
  • Scheduled tribe counts for 171 (15.36%) males constitute 93 (8.36%) of the population and females 78 (7.01%).

Medical facility

  • Bhairwa has 3 hospitals in nearby town.

Educational institutions

As per the census 2011 report, 502 people are literate in Bhairwa out of which 344 are males and 158 are females.

Bhairwa has the following educational facilities:

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


According to a census 2011 report, 551 people of the total population are employed. The workforce is 280 male, 271 female with 219 (39.75%) of all workers being employed full-time, this includes 208 males and 11 females. 143 males and 5 females are considered as the main cultivators with the help of 8 males. 332 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 Jaisalmer to sell blanket and make their living.


  1. "Pin Code 345031 and Post Offices under 345031 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  2. "Pin Code 345031 and Post Offices under 345031 Postal Code". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  3. "345031 Pin Code, post offices list". Retrieved 2021-03-09.
  4. "Pincode 345031". Retrieved 2021-03-09.

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