Demography of Kiriburu
According to the Population Census in the year 2001, Kiriburu had a population of 9,545. The males constitute 52 percent of the population and females 48 percent. Kiriburu has an average literacy rate of 67 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent. The male literacy is 76 percent, and female literacy is 57 percent. In Kiriburu, 14 percent of the population is under 6 years of age. The local inhabitants are known as Ho people.
Keeping track with the state's growth, eminent demographers also have thought of enlightening people by providing them with the updates of the demography of Kiriburu. After conducting surveys they also have succeeded in finding relevant data on Kiriburu like literacy rate, population status etc.
Education of Kiriburu
Kiriburu has the average literacy rate that is higher than that of India and is a developed town. Thus 67 percent and 59.5 percent are the rates of average literacy of Kiriburu and India respectively. A difference is there between male and female literacy rates of Kiriburu. To be specific, in Kiriburu male literacy rate is 76 %. Female literacy rate is less than that of males thereby constituting 57 % only.
Tourism in Kiriburu
Kiriburu is one of the twin hill stations along with Meghahatuburu. The name "Kiriburu" originated from the tribal words “kiri”, which means elephant, and "buru", which means hills surrounded by clouds. Since the place is in the core area of Saranda forest, tourists get to enjoy the sight greenery all around. The weather is usually good especially in winter and autumnal times. It is a place usually compared to Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and Cherrapunji, Meghalaya of North India and North eastern India.
Pundul falls, which is 20km from Kiriburu is a visiting spot. There is also a dilapidated temple called Swapneswari Temple nearby. The temple houses idol of Goddess Durga and a Shivlingam. The descending Karo River here forms a waterfall amidst the forest and the place of often visit by elephants, bears, deers and boars.
Kiriburu and its sister town of Meghahatuburu are of tourist importance, which are easily accessible and is connected to various important places. It can be reached from Tatanagar Railway station by road or by rail; the nearest railway station being Barajamda, at a distance of 24 km. The mining town of Barbil (Odisha) in the Keonjhar District in Odisha is the closest destination. The road of Kiriburu to Jamshedpur and Ranchi is nowadays constructing by there's contractors, it is being very good work of road. The other route is to Odisha and Mahoharpur station.