Wakura

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Wakura
Wakura is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Wakura
Wakura
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Wakura is located in India
Wakura
Wakura
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)
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
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 town and the notified area committee in Ganderbal district, Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the four blocks of District Ganderbal, others being Lar, Kangan and Ganderbal respectively.

Geography[edit]

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][4]

Demographics[edit]

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.[5]

Reduced Level[edit]

The Reduced Level of the area is 1619 m above mean sea level.[6]

Education[edit]

  • Baby's Land Public High School Wakura.
  • Govt boys higher secondary school wakura.
  • Girls secondary school Wakura
  • saadat valley educational institute wakura
  • Star Land Hss Badampora
  • Zia Higher Sec Institute Batwina
  • Sainik School Manasbal
  • Higher secondary school, Wakura
  • Kirmania Model School Batwina[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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