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For the village in Palghar district, see Kasara, Dahanu.
Kasara is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 19°38′00″N 73°29′00″E / 19.6333°N 73.4833°E / 19.6333; 73.4833Coordinates: 19°38′00″N 73°29′00″E / 19.6333°N 73.4833°E / 19.6333; 73.4833
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Thane
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 55,192
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 421 602
Telephone code 02527
Vehicle registration MH-04

Kasara is a census town in Thane district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The town is on the busy MumbaiNashik route, which is one of the four major routes that lead into Mumbai. Kasara is served by a railway station on the Mumbai Suburban Railway, and is the final stop in the north-east sector of the Central Line and important railway station. The town is also known for the winding Kasara ghat pass.[1]


As of 2011 India census,[2] Kasara had a population of 55,192. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Kasara has an average literacy rate of 63%, lower than the national average of 76.5%: male literacy is 73%, and female literacy is 52%. In Kasara, 15% of the population is under 6 years of age.a