Hanjiwera

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Hanjiwera
Village
Hanjiwera is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Hanjiwera
Hanjiwera
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Hanjiwera is located in India
Hanjiwera
Hanjiwera
Hanjiwera (India)
Coordinates: 34°08′27″N 74°34′59″E / 34.1409717°N 74.5829327°E / 34.1409717; 74.5829327Coordinates: 34°08′27″N 74°34′59″E / 34.1409717°N 74.5829327°E / 34.1409717; 74.5829327
Country India
StateJammu and Kashmir
DistrictBaramulla
Area
 • Total2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,553 m (5,095 ft)
Population
 (census 2011)
 • Total10,000
Languages
 • OfficialKashmiri and Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
193121

Hanjiwera[1] is a notified area and village in Singhpora, Pattan, Baramulla district in Indian administered state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is located 31 km to the east from the District headquarters in Baramulla. 23 km from State capital Srinagar.

Hanjiwera is divided into two sublocalities: Hanjiwera Bala and Hanjiwera Payeen. Hanjiwera Bala consists mainly the population of Sunni Muslims and some Hindu houses whereas hanjiwera Payeen mainly possesses Shia Muslims. The village is located on either sides of NH-1A highway connecting Baramulla and Srinagar.

Baramula, Sopore, Bandipore, Srinagar are the nearby cities to Hanjwera.

Geography[edit]

Hanjiwera is located at 34°08′N 74°35′E / 34.14°N 74.58°E / 34.14; 74.58.[2] It has an average elevation of 1553 metres (5095 ft) above mean sea level. Hanjwera is surrounded by Baramulla Tehsil to the west, Rohama Tehsil to the north, Kralpora Tehsil to the south, Pattan Tehsil to the east. Sherabad, Singhpora, Pattan, Zangam and Kongamdara are nearby villages.

How To Reach[edit]

Railways[edit]

Pattan railway station, Mazhom railway station are the very nearby railway stations to Hanjiwera.

Roadways[edit]

Hanjiwera is connected both with the Srinagar city and Baramulla city by NH-1A on South and North sides respectively. It provides a link road to Gulmarg via Hanjiwera-Magam-Kunzer-Tangmarg-Gulmarg. Srinagar is about 24 km from the main Town.

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