is a town and a nagar panchayat
in Dhamtari District
in the Indian state
Kurud is located at . It has an average elevation of 298 metres
As of 2001
, 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.