(Last Updated on : 02/07/2010)
Deesa is a beautiful town located in the Banaskantha district in the western state of India, Gujarat
. It is situated along National Highway 14 (NH 14) .The town is easily accessible by railways. Disa Railway Station, which is on the Palanpur - Diyodar rail route is the nearest railway station. The nearest airport is the Ahmedabad
According to the 2001 census report, Deesa had a population of about 83,340 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47% of the population. In Deesa 15% of the population is less than six years of age. The average literacy rate of Deesa is 61%, which is higher than the national average, which is 59.5%. Male literacy rate is 69% while that of the female population is 52%.
Juna Disa Teerth is a pilgrim spot nearby. Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary and the historic monuments at Palanpur are the other attractions of Deesa.