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Kurkheda is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 20°22′N 80°07′E / 20.37°N 80.12°E / 20.37; 80.12Coordinates: 20°22′N 80°07′E / 20.37°N 80.12°E / 20.37; 80.12
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Gadchiroli
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Kurkheda or Kurkhera is a town and a tehsil in the Gadchiroli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.


Kurkheda is located at . It has an average elevation of 240 metres (790 feet).

Kurkheda is a part of the Kurkheda subdivision in the Gadchiroli district. It encompasses a total of 128 villages.


Among many schools, Shivaji High School and Junior College is the oldest one.

Shri Govindrao Munghate Arts and Science Degree and PG College is run by the Dandakaranya Educational, Cultural and Research Institute, Gadchiroli. The college is affiliated to the R.T.M. Nagpur University, and to the University Grants Commission Delhi. Dr. R.G. Munghate is the principal of the college. Apart from education, the college is also involved in various socioeconomic research activities in association with different national and international research organisations. One such international project, based on 'Tobacco Use Among the College Students', was successfully carried out. This project was completed in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation America and the Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai. Sushroosha nursing home is the largest medical facility of Kurkheda, run by Dr.Tejram Buddhe and Mrs Usha Buddhe.