(Last Updated on : 02-02-2009)
Gajraula is an important commercial town in Jyotiba Phule Nagar district of the northern state of India, Uttar Pradesh. It is located in NH 24. Moradabad is located at a distance of 53 km. and New Delhi is located at a distance of 100 km. from Gajraula. The nearest airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport and the Gajraula Junction Railway Station is the nearest railway station. It is located between 28.85° North latitude and 78.23° East longitude at a height of 207 metres (679 feet) above mean sea level.
According to the 2001 census report, Gajraula had a population of 39,826 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females constitute 47% of the population. In Gajraula, 19% of the population is less than six years of age. Gajraula has an average literacy rate of 57% which is lower than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 67% and the female literacy rate is 46%.
Vam Organics, Chaddha Rubber and Shivalik Cellulose of Hindustan Lever are some of the major large and small-scale industries that are located here.