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Census Town
Gidi is located in Jharkhand
Gidi is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°41′16″N 85°21′42″E / 23.68787°N 85.36176°E / 23.68787; 85.36176Coordinates: 23°41′16″N 85°21′42″E / 23.68787°N 85.36176°E / 23.68787; 85.36176
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Hazaribagh
 • Body Nagar Palika
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,356
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Gidi is a census town in Dadi (community development block) of Hazaribagh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As per 2011 Census of India Gidi had a population of 13,356. There were 6,989 males and 6,367females. Scheduled Castes numbered 1,914 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 1,781.[1]

As of the 2001 India census,[2] Gidi has a population of 13,659. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Gidi has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 59%. In Gidi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Gidi was 9,496 out of which 5,453 were males and 4,043 were females.[1]


Gidi is in the North Karanpura Coalfield. There is a coal washery at Gidi. [3][4]


  1. ^ a b "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Upcoming and existing washeries in India 2014". India Core. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  4. ^ "History of Coal Washing in India". Retrieved 7 November 2015.