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Wakura is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Wakura is located in India
Wakura (India)
Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°47′E / 34.09°N 74.79°E / 34.09; 74.79Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°47′E / 34.09°N 74.79°E / 34.09; 74.79
District Ganderbal district
Settled Ancient
Elevation 1,619 m (5,312 ft)
 • Official Urdu
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 191131
Distance from Delhi 858.9 kilometres (533.7 mi)[1]
Distance from Mumbai 2,206.7 kilometres (1,371.2 mi)[2]

Wakura is the village Ganderbal district, Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the four blocks of District Ganderbal, others being Lar, Kangan and Ganderbal respectively.


Wakura is located 34°05′N 74°47′E / 34.09°N 74.79°E / 34.09; 74.79 7 km towards west from District headquarters in Ganderbal, 20 km from State capital Srinagar. The Wakura is next to dab village which is located along the river Jhelum (symbol) shadipora . The tehsil is bounded by Lar towards North, Ganderbal towards East, Narbal towards South and Hajin towards North.[3]


The Thesil Wakura has the population of 5625. Males constitute 51% of the total population while female constitute 49% of the total population. Urdu is the official language here, people also speak their native language (Kashmiri) as well as English.[4]

Reduced Level[edit]

The Reduced Level of the area is 1619 m above mean sea level.[5]


  • Baby's Land Public High School Wakura.
  • Govt boys higher secondary school wakura.
  • Girls secondary school Wakura
  • saadat valley school

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Distance between Wakura and New Delhi". Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Distance between Wakura and Mumbai". Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Coordinates of Wakura, Ganderbal". Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Population of Wakura". Retrieved 27 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Reduced level of Ganderbal district". Retrieved 27 November 2014.