Gajraula

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Gajraula
city
Gajraula is located in Uttar Pradesh
Gajraula
Gajraula
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 28°50′05″N 78°14′38″E / 28.83472°N 78.24389°E / 28.83472; 78.24389Coordinates: 28°50′05″N 78°14′38″E / 28.83472°N 78.24389°E / 28.83472; 78.24389
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Amroha
Elevation 257 m (843 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 39,826
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 244235
Vehicle registration UP 23

Gajraula (Hindi: गजरौला) is a town and a nagar panchayat in Amroha district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located on NH 24 a 4-lane highway connecting Lucknow and Delhi.

Geography[edit]

Gajraula is located at 28°51′N 78°14′E / 28.85°N 78.23°E / 28.85; 78.23.[1] It is 105 km away from New Delhi, the capital of India. It has an average elevation of 257 metres (879 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Gajraula had a population of 39,826. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Gajraula has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 66%. In Gajraula, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Religions in Gajraula
Religion Percent
Hindus
  
34%
Muslims
  
65%
Jains
  
0.7%
Others†
  
0.3%
Distribution of religions
Includes Sikhs (0.2%), Buddhists (<0.2%).

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