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Subject: Bagoud, Ajay Chandrakar, Dhamtari district, Dhamtari, National Highway 43 (India)(old numbering)
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Kurud is located in Chhattisgarh
Location in Chhattisgarh, India
Country  India
State Chhattisgarh
District Dhamtari
Elevation 298 m (978 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,469
 • Official Hindi, Chhattisgarhi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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


Kurud is located at .[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.


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.


  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kurud
  2. ^ "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. 
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