Kunkuri

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Kunkuri
Town
Kunkuri is located in Chhattisgarh
Kunkuri
Kunkuri
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 22°45′N 83°57′E / 22.75°N 83.95°E / 22.75; 83.95Coordinates: 22°45′N 83°57′E / 22.75°N 83.95°E / 22.75; 83.95
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Jashpur
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Languages
 • Official
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 496225

Kunkuri is a small town in Chhattisgarh, India. It is a tehsil of Jashpur district. It has Asia's second largest Catholic church, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jashpur.

Geography[edit]

Kunkuri is located at 22°45′N 83°57′E / 22.75°N 83.95°E / 22.75; 83.95.[1] It has an average elevation of 468 m (1,535 ft).

Transport[edit]

Three roads out of this township lead to the Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha states of India. It is situated at the intersection of NH-78 and NH-43.

Demographics[edit]

Kunkuri's population has a mix of tribals, Hindus, Jains, Christians and Muslims.

Health facilities[edit]

Kunkuri is the centre of healthcare for the neighbouring towns like Jashpur Nagar, Pathalgaon etc. There is a mission hospital, "Holy Cross hospital", which has good medical facilities. There is a government hospital and three private clinics (including one child specialist). There are six medical stores also.

Schools[edit]

There are 23 schools including government school.

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