Kurud

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Kurud
कुरुद
city
Kurud is located in Chhattisgarh
Kurud
Kurud
Kurud is located in India
Kurud
Kurud
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Coordinates: 20°50′N 81°43′E / 20.83°N 81.72°E / 20.83; 81.72Coordinates: 20°50′N 81°43′E / 20.83°N 81.72°E / 20.83; 81.72
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Dhamtari
Elevation 298 m (978 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,469
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration CG

Kurud is a town and a nagar panchayat in Dhamtari District in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Geography[edit]

Kurud is located at 20°50′N 81°43′E / 20.83°N 81.72°E / 20.83; 81.72.[1] It has an average elevation of 298 metres (977 feet).It is situated on the national highway 30 & nearly 53 km away from state capital Raipur.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kurud had a population of 11,469. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Kurud has an average literacy rate of 64%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 56%. In Kurud, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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