Kharod

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Kharod
city
Kharod is located in Chhattisgarh
Kharod
Kharod
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 21°45′N 82°34′E / 21.75°N 82.57°E / 21.75; 82.57Coordinates: 21°45′N 82°34′E / 21.75°N 82.57°E / 21.75; 82.57
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Janjgir-Champa
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,606
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kharod is a town and a nagar panchayat in Janjgir-Champa district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Geography[edit]

Kharod is located at 21°45′N 82°34′E / 21.75°N 82.57°E / 21.75; 82.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 240 metres (787 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kharod had a population of 8606. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kharod has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 46%. In Kharod, 17% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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