Kuju, Ramgarh

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Census Town
Kuju is located in Jharkhand
Kuju is located in India
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°43′N 85°30′E / 23.72°N 85.5°E / 23.72; 85.5Coordinates: 23°43′N 85°30′E / 23.72°N 85.5°E / 23.72; 85.5
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ramgarh
Elevation 426 m (1,398 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,356
 • Official Hindi, Santali
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH
Website ramgarh.nic.in

Kuju is a census town in Mandu (community development block) of Ramgarh district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.


Kuju is located at 23°43′N 85°30′E / 23.72°N 85.5°E / 23.72; 85.5.[1] It has an average elevation of 426 metres (1397 feet).


As per 2011 Census of India Kuju had a population of 21,356. There were 13,246 males and 10,110 females. Scheduled Castes numbered 2,688 and Scheduled Tribes numbered 2,697.[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Kuju had a population of 18,049. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Kuju has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 69%, and female literacy is 50%. In Kuju, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.


As per 2011 census the total number of literates in Kuju was 14,365 out of which 8,274 were males and 6,091 were females,[2]


Projects in the Kuju area of Central Coalfields Limited (as in 2015) were: Surubera Underground and Open Cast, Ara OC, Kuju UG, Topa UG & OC, Pindra UG & OC, Pundi OC and Karma OC.[4]


Medistyle pain clinic & diagnostics located on the Main Road is integral healthcare service provider in the region.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kuju
  2. ^ a b "2011 Census C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". Jharkhand – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "Areas". Kuju. CCL. Archived from the original on 26 October 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2015.