|Elevation||182 m (597 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
It is a village near Mathura. Stories from the Hindu tradition relating to the deity, Krishna indicate that his favorite gopi, known as Radha, was born in Barsana and also spent her childhood here.[better source needed]
As of 2001[update] India census, 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.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Barsana
- Bharat Online "Barsana that is surrounded by hills from four sides is actually the birthplace of Radha, the consort of Krishna"
- "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.