Karan Nagar

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Karan Nagar
Karan Nagar is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Karan Nagar
Karan Nagar
Coordinates: 34°4′45″N 74°47′59″E / 34.07917°N 74.79972°E / 34.07917; 74.79972Coordinates: 34°4′45″N 74°47′59″E / 34.07917°N 74.79972°E / 34.07917; 74.79972
DistrictSrinagar district
SettledAncient
Elevation
1,592 m (5,223 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu, Kashmiri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
190010
Distance from Delhi857 kilometres (533 mi)
Distance from Mumbai2,182.4 kilometres (1,356.1 mi)

Karan Nagar is the notified area and the town in the city of Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. A portion of Karan Nagar in the name of Deewan Bagh was the first declared civil colony in 1942 by the former princely state government of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a posh locality of srinagar city. The famous SMHS hospital and Government Medical College is located here.[citation needed] It is located about 2 km from the commercial center of Kashmir.

History[edit]

The town had the decent population of Kashmiri Pandits before their exile in last decade of twentieth century. The town is named after the name Karan. At present Muslims dominate the population of the area at an estimated percentage of 99.9%.

Demographics[edit]

Kashmiri is the local language in the area, people also use English and Urdu as the official languages of the area.

Geography[edit]

The area is located 34°04′45″N 74°47′56″E / 34.0791°N 74.799°E / 34.0791; 74.799 2 km towards north from District headquarters of Srinagar. The area is bounded by Lal Chowk towards South, Batmaloo towards West, Safa Kadal towards North and Nawabazar towards East.The area is situated at an elevation of 1592 m above mean sea level in Mumbai.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "wikimapia.org". Retrieved 17 January 2015.