Muri, Ranchi

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Muri
Small town
Muri is located in Jharkhand
Muri
Muri
Muri is located in India
Muri
Muri
Location in Jharkhand, India
Coordinates: 23°22′N 85°52′E / 23.37°N 85.86°E / 23.37; 85.86Coordinates: 23°22′N 85°52′E / 23.37°N 85.86°E / 23.37; 85.86
Country  India
State Jharkhand
District Ranchi
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,999
Languages
 • Official Hindi, Kurmali, Panchpargana
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration JH

Muri is a census town in Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Muri is also divided into two parts Chota Muri and Bara Muri. It is an important railway junction. It is located on the bank of Subarnarekha River. Connected with Ranchi city by State Highway No. 1. There are many parks like Muri Tungri Park, Deer Park, Ambedkar Park are located here. A well known famous school of Muri is Ursuline English Medium School Muri.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Muri had a population of 11,999. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Muri has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 62%. In Muri, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Transport[edit]

Muri Junction is the railway station serving the city of Muri. It is well connected with cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Jammu, Ajmer,and many other cities by rail route.

Industry[edit]

An Alumina Refinery plant of the Indian Aluminum Company, operating since 1938, is located here. The company is now owned by Hindalco Limited of Aditya Birla Group.

Villages[edit]

Chota muri, bara muri, lagam, sundil, koccho, jobla, silli, rampur, tulin,kotam,kucchu, bansaruli, asurkora, kutru,

References[edit]

  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.