Bhawarna is a town in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, India.[1] 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Palampur. The postal code for Bhawarna is 176083.[2]

Country India
StateHimachal Pradesh
District Kangra
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Pin Code

The town market, up to the late 1990s, was one of the favorite destinations for marriage shopping, as transportation facilities were limited and people preferred the nearest market. With government initiatives and improved transport facilities, customers can now shop in bigger markets in Kangra for their marriage shopping However the Bhawarna market still retains its importance of being an important trading centre in nearby area. There are various food joints available in Bhawarna.


Bhawarna Khas is a small village located in Palampur Tehsil of Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh with total 317 families residing. The Bhawarna Khas village has population of 1393 of which 695 are males while 698 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Bhawarna Khas village population of children with age 0-6 is 135 which makes up 9.69 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Bhawarna Khas village is 1004 which is higher than Himachal Pradesh state acreages of 972. Child Sex Ratio for the Bhawarna Khas as per census is 1143, higher than Himachal Pradesh average of 909.

Bhawarna Khas village has higher literacy rate compared to Himachal Pradesh. In 2011, literacy rate of Bhawarna Khas village was 89.83 % compared to 82.80 % of Himachal Pradesh. In Bhawarna Khas Male literacy stands at 92.88 % while female literacy rate was 86.74 %. Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.03 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.15 % of total population in Bhawarna Khas village.

Bhawarna also has a government Senior Secondary school, which is one of the oldest in the nearby region. Various private schools in Bhawarna are Dhauladhar Convent School, Neugal Model Public School, ABM Senior Secondary school, Paras Public school, Angel public school, Tiny Tots School and Rainbow public school Bhawarna, viveka foundations. Bhawarna is also known as a market place and is famous around its neighbouring villages.

Now it is growing date by day having various showrooms, shopping destiny, play zones. Bhawarna has a police station covers large no. of panchayats, having community health centre, community hall. Due to its good geographical location, availability of school and vicinity to Railway station & Palampur, many people have migrated from interior locations to Bhawarna.

The Area has Lush green tea gardens which makes it more beautiful.


  1. ^ "Village Panchayat Names of Bhawarna, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh". National Panchayat Directory. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 30 May 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Pincode Details". India Post.

Coordinates: 32°03′N 76°35′E / 32.050°N 76.583°E / 32.050; 76.583