Infobox Indian Jurisdiction
native_name = Rajura | type = city | latd = 19.78 | longd = 79.37
locator_position = right | state_name = Maharashtra
district = Chandrapur
altitude = 181
population_as_of = 2001
population_total = 25,842| population_density =
area_magnitude= sq. km
postal_code = 442905
vehicle_code_range =MH 34
Rajura is a city and a
municipal councilin Chandrapur districtin the Indian state of Maharashtra. It lies in the heart of Coal & Cement producing areas of Maharashtra.
Rajura is located at coord|19.78|N|79.37|E| [ [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/IN/16/Rajura.html Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rajura] ] . It has an average elevation of 181
metres (593 feet). Rajura is located on the banks of River Wardha.
In rajura there are many English schools and govt. schools.One of the famous school is zilla Parishad high school which is more than 50 year old.
As of 2001India census[GR|India] , Rajura had a population of 25,842. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Rajura has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 67%. In Rajura, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.
There are number of cement factories such as Ambuja, L&T, Manikgarh.The reason for presence of these giants is availability of minerals around Rajura.
Places of Interest
Jogapur is one of the famous place 10 km from Rajura. The famous Hanuman temple and many temples are situated nearby to the lake in Jogapur.Shri saibaba temple on the bank of wardha river is the "chota shirdi" in Maharastra is under development.Every thursday there is prayer offered to shri saibaba.After it there is Mahaprasad,arranged by "Anna dan seva samiti"
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