Barsana

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Barsana
Town
Chhatris of Barsana
Chhatris of Barsana
Nickname(s): 
The Birthplace of Mata Radha
Barsana is located in Uttar Pradesh
Barsana
Barsana
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 27°39′N 77°23′E / 27.65°N 77.38°E / 27.65; 77.38Coordinates: 27°39′N 77°23′E / 27.65°N 77.38°E / 27.65; 77.38
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictMathura
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total9,215
Demonym(s)Radhe
Languages
 • OfficialHindi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Barsana is a historical town and a nagar panchayat in the Mathura district of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Barsana is the Birth Place of Mata Radha, It is the region of Braj Bhoomi. It is located at 27°39′N 77°23′E / 27.65°N 77.38°E / 27.65; 77.38.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Barsana had a population of 9215. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Barsana has an average literacy rate of 53%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 66% of the males and 34% of females literate. 19% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Barsana, India". Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.