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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'.[citation needed]

Rasra
रसड़ा
Rasra is located in Uttar Pradesh
Rasra
Rasra
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 25°51′N 83°51′E / 25.85°N 83.85°E / 25.85; 83.85Coordinates: 25°51′N 83°51′E / 25.85°N 83.85°E / 25.85; 83.85
Country India
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionAzamgarh
DistrictBallia
Area
 • Total19 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total421,580
 • Density22,000/km2 (57,000/sq mi)
Language
 • OfficialHindi
 • OthersBhojpuri, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN221712
Area code(s)05491

GeographyEdit

Rasra is located at 25°51′N 83°51′E / 25.85°N 83.85°E / 25.85; 83.85.[1] It has an average elevation of 55 metres (180 ft).

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[2] Rasra had a population of 29,263.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Rasra
  2. ^ "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.