Kangan, Jammu and Kashmir

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Kangan
Town
Kangan is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Kangan
Kangan
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Kangan is located in India
Kangan
Kangan
Kangan (India)
Coordinates: 34°10′N 74°33′E / 34.16°N 74.55°E / 34.16; 74.55Coordinates: 34°10′N 74°33′E / 34.16°N 74.55°E / 34.16; 74.55
Country India
StateJammu and Kashmir
DistrictGanderbal
Government
 • TypeMunicipal corporation
 • BodyNagar Palika
Elevation
1,810 m (5,940 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total94,874
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
191202
Telephone code1942418
Vehicle registrationJK16
Sex ratio925 /

Kangan is a town in Ganderbal district, of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated across the Nallah Sindh and spread over a 50 km long gorge valley, with population of 1,20,934 and literacy rate of 52.8% and sex ratio 868 per thousand males. It is one of the beautiful places surrounded by various picnic spots like Sonamarg and Naranag

Geography[edit]

Kangan (کنگن) is located at 34°10′N 74°33′E / 34.16°N 74.55°E / 34.16; 74.55.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,810 metres (5,940 ft) above mean sea level.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kangan had a population of 94874 Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Kangan has an average literacy rate of 32.22% lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 42.67%, and female literacy is 20.47%.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kangan
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.