Jasrana

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Jasrana
city
Jasrana is located in Uttar Pradesh
Jasrana
Jasrana
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°15′N 78°41′E / 27.25°N 78.68°E / 27.25; 78.68Coordinates: 27°15′N 78°41′E / 27.25°N 78.68°E / 27.25; 78.68
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Firozabad
Elevation 169 m (554 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,279
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 205125
Telephone code 91-5671

Jasrana is a town and a nagar panchayat (a form of an urban political unit in India comparable to a municipality) in Firozabad district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh This town was established by RAJA MADAN DEV CHAUHAN as his estate (organization) in 26 Jun 1504 and that time only seven (07)villeges was under his organization such that Dihuli, dinauli gorwa,jajumai etc.there is a famous temple of lord shiv in nagla rama between jasrana and mustafabad road (Nagla rama is situated in Jasrana tehsil and located in Firozabad district of Uttar pradesh. It is one of 273 villages in jasrana Block along with villages like Paroli Nagla Bandha,malikpur and Bheri. Nearby railway station of Nagla rama is Firozabad. There is a famous temple in Nagla Rama Built by Mr. Jagdish Singh Yadav S/o Sri Gyan singh Yadav).another temple of MAA DURGMMA is located in Nagla Bandha which is built by shree Darwara Singh Chauhan, Ex Lecturer of Thakur tara singh inter college naushahara,shikohabad and contribution for the temple is made by his son Anil Chauhan, Indian Navy. Earlier this town used to be a part of District Mainpuri but upon establishment of a new district Firozabad on February 2, 1989 this town was constituted under Firozabad district. Jasrana is located on a link road, which connects National Highway 2; NH2 (from town Shikohabad) to National Highway 91; NH91 (from Etah). The nearest railway station is Shikohabad (15 km) and the nearest international airport is New Delhi (~280 km). Agra city which has the historical monument Taj Mahal is 80 km far from Jasrana.

Geography and atmosphere[edit]

Jasrana is located at 27°15′N 78°41′E / 27.25°N 78.68°E / 27.25; 78.68.[1] It has an average elevation of 169 metres (554 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Jasrana had a population of 9279. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Jasrana has an average literacy rate of 47%, In Jasrana, 16% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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