Rasra (रसड़ा) is a city and a municipal board in Ballia district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Rasra is also known as 'Chhoti Kashi' and 'Nath Nagri'. In the past time, sugar was made from rotten sugarcane. So the city was named 'Rasra'.It has a important market for the nearby villages. Lounglatta is the famous sweet of Rasra. It's Dushehara fair is famous in Ballia district. Rasra has top schools of district. Rasra has second largest Durga Puja celebration in Uttar Pradesh after Ram Nagar, Varanasi. Gandhi Park, Nath Baba Mandir, Nath baba ka Pokhara, Kali Mandir, Purani Masjid, Sitaram ka Pokhara, Roshan Baba Majar, etc. are beautiful places of Rasra. It has a busy Sabzi Mandi, Fish Market, Chicken Market, Mutton Market. It has also Sadar Bazaar, Station Road Market, Hospital Complex Market, Mission Road Market, Kali Maa ka chauda,Chhitauni,etc.
|• Total||19 km2 (7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||70 m (230 ft)|
|• Density||22,000/km2 (57,000/sq mi)|
|• Others||Bhojpuri, Urdu|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (BhojpuriIST)|
Rasra is 34 km far from Ballia and 42km from Mau Rasra is located at  It has an average elevation of 55 metres (180 ft)..
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rasra
- "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.
|This Ballia district location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|