Gokul is a historic town and municipality (or nagar panchayat) in the Mathura district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south-east of Mathura. The Hindu god Krishna is said to have spent his childhood in Gokul.
A temple in Gokul
|Elevation||163 m (535 ft)|
|• Native||Braj Bhasha dialect|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
The town has an average elevation of 163 metres (535 ft).
According to the 2001 census of India, Gokul had a population of 4041. Males constituted 55% of the population and females 45%. The average literacy rate was 60%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 68%, and female literacy was 49%. 18% of the population was under 8 years of age.