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Rura is located in Uttar Pradesh
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°29′N 79°54′E / 26.48°N 79.9°E / 26.48; 79.9Coordinates: 26°29′N 79°54′E / 26.48°N 79.9°E / 26.48; 79.9
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat
 • Chairman Sandeep Kashyap (Rinku)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 15,206
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 209303
Telephone code 915111

Rura is an adarsh town and a nagar panchayat in Kanpur Dehat district in Uttar Pradesh state of the India . The town is situated on the banks of Ram Ganga canal. It is a major town in the Kanpur Dehat and the chairman of rura is Sandeep Kashyap (Rinku). Rura is in Kanpur Dehat district and connected by fast route of Howrah-Delhi railway line. Some express trains stopped by the sources of chairman for general public. It has primary and secondary schools and two government intermediate colleges to provide both sciences and arts education. The nearby cities are Kanpur (44 km) towards the East and Etawah (96 km) towards the West. The district headquarters is nearly 15 km away at Akbarpur-Mati.


Rura Railway Station is on the Delhi-Howrah rail route. It is a major station between Etawah and Kanpur central. It lies on the North Central railway zone. Kanpur-Etawah Passenger and Kanpur-Tundla Passenger among the main trains that pass through this station. To the east, Roshan Mau Halt Station (8 km) is the nearest station. Going west, Ambiyapur (9 km) is the next station. Kanpur Central Railway Station is the nearest major railway station. Rura Bus Stand : Rura bus stand is situated at Akbarpur Road and Derapur Road meet point. People can get bus for Akbarpur, Raniyan, Fazalganj, Ramadevi and Galuvapur, Derapur Route. Durga Mandir, Patha Devi Mandir & Bala Ji Mandir are the famous temples of Rura Town. Two Mosques are located in Rura Town. World famous Baneshvar mandir is only 7 km from Rura.


Rura is located at 26°29′N 79°54′E / 26.48°N 79.9°E / 26.48; 79.9.[1] It has an average elevation of 127 metres (416 feet).
Station Details - Station Name  : Rura | Station Code  : rura | Town  : RURA


As of 2001 India census,[2] Rura had a population of 35,206. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Rura has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 65%. In Rura, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
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