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Kedla is located in Jharkhand
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°47′N 85°35′E / 23.79°N 85.59°E / 23.79; 85.59Coordinates: 23°47′N 85°35′E / 23.79°N 85.59°E / 23.79; 85.59
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ramgarh district
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,588
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kedla is a census town in Ramgarh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kedla had a population of 10,588. Males constitute 65% of the population and females 35%. Kedla has an average literacy rate of 25%, much lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 32%, and female literacy is 21%. In Kedla, 45% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Kedla is one of the pristine locals in the entire Coal Mining Belt of Central Coal Fields Limited. Kedla is a centre of connectivity for native tribals and migrant workers from all across Bihar, Orissa, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal.


  1. ^ "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.