A temple in Gokul
|Elevation||163 m (535 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
- For the Jat chieftain, see Gokula.
- For the Mumbai restaurant, see Gokul (restaurant)
- For Gokul Krishna Temple, see Gokul Krishna Temple
Gokul is a municipality (or nagar panchayat) in the Mathura district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 15 km south-east of Mathura. Hindus believe that Lord Krishna spent his childhood in Gokula.
In Vedic Scripture
Gokul is located at  It has an average elevation of 163 metres (534 feet)..
As of 2001[update] India census, Gokul had a population of 4041. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Gokul has an average literacy rate of 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 68%, and female literacy is 49%. In Gokul, 18% of the population is under 8 years of age.
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Gokul is now in a new location in Jersey City, NJ. Where he is known as the Kenyan.