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Coordinates: 24°11′27″N 82°46′54″E / 24.190821°N 82.781746°E / 24.190821; 82.781746Coordinates: 24°11′27″N 82°46′54″E / 24.190821°N 82.781746°E / 24.190821; 82.781746
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Sonbhadra
Population (2001)
 • Total 21,203
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Parasi is a census town in Sonbhadra district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Parasi had a population of 21,203. Males constitute 56% of the population and females 44%. Parasi has an average literacy rate of 74%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 65%. In Parasi, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.