|• Sarpanch||Ugrain Chodon|
|• Total||33 ha (82 acres)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Demchok, also spelled Demjok, is a village and military encampment in the Leh district of Ladakh, India. It is administered as part of the Leh tehsil, in the Indian-administered part of the disputed Demchok sector south of Aksai Chin. The Line of Actual Control (LAC) passes along the southeast side of the village, following a wadi just upstream from the nearby Indus River. Across the wadi, less than a kilometre away, is a Chinese-administered village, called Dêmqog, which was once part of Demchok. It is one of the few spots, designated for periodic meetings between the armed forces of the two nations.
This village was on an old route linking Ladakh and Tibet, currently closed. The village lies 36.5 km east of Ukdungle ( ). China claims the whole Demchok sector as part of its Tibet Autonomous Region. Though the Kailash Lake Manasarovar is 300 km away, the route there is mostly through plains. The world’s highest motorable road passing through the Umling La pass ( ) in Ladakh at a height of 19,029 feet (5,800 m) connects to Demchok.
|Children aged below 6 years||5||4||1|
|Main workers (total)||49||26||23|
|Main workers: Cultivators||5||5||0|
|Main workers: Agricultural labourers||0||0||0|
|Main workers: Household industry workers||2||0||2|
|Main workers: Other||42||21||21|
|Marginal workers (total)||2||1||1|
|Marginal workers: Cultivators||0||0||0|
|Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers||0||0||0|
|Marginal workers: Household industry workers||0||0||0|
|Marginal workers: Others||2||1||1|
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