Kurang Village, with population of 561 is Lanja sub district's the 52nd least populous village, located in Lanja sub district of Ratnagiri district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Kurang village is 15 km2 and it is the 8th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 37 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Rajapur and distance from Kurang village to Rajapur is 38 km. Lanja is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 83 km. District head quarter of the village is Ratnagiri which is 83 km away.


The village is home to 561 people, among them 251 (45%) are male and 310 (55%) are female. 82% of the whole population are from general caste, 16% are from schedule caste and 2% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kurang village is 8%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 154 households in the village and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1235 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 1216, in schedule caste is 1368 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 720 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 396 people in the village are literate, among them 204 are male and 192 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kurang is 76%. 90% of male and 66% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Kurang has 45% (255) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 47% male and 44% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 24% of total female population are main and 20% are marginal workers.