(Last Updated on : 13/07/2010)
Gursarai is one of the prominent towns in Jhansi District of the northern state of India, Uttar Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the river Dhasan, a tributary of the Betwa. Jhansi, the district headquarters, lies 70 km west of it. The nearest access points are the Moth Railway Station and the C A Kanpur Airport. Geographically, the town is located between 25.62° North latitutde and 79.18° East longitude at a height of 174 metres (570 feet) above mean sea level.
The India census report published in 2001 shows that the population of Gursarai had 22,991. Males constitute 53% of the population and females constitute 47% of the population. In Gursarai, 15% of the population is less than six years of age. The literacy rate of Gursarai as published in the 2001 census report is 67%. This is a progressive trend because the national average literacy rate is 59.5%. Genderwise The male literacy rate is 76% and the female literacy rate is 56%.
Todi Fatehpur a place well known for its fort and beautiful Jain temples is about 20 km from Gursarai. The neighbouring places of Gursarai are Baghera, Garautha and Kakarbai.