Kunzer

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Kunzer
city, town
Kunzarr ( Kunnzar)
Nickname(s): 
Rizuidu
Kunzer is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Kunzer
Kunzer
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Kunzer is located in India
Kunzer
Kunzer
Kunzer (India)
Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°30′E / 34.09°N 74.50°E / 34.09; 74.50Coordinates: 34°05′N 74°30′E / 34.09°N 74.50°E / 34.09; 74.50
CountryGulmargTemplate:Kashmir
StateJammu and Kashmir
DistrictBaramulla
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Committee Kunzer, MCK
Elevation
1,761 m (5,778 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total1,901
Languages
 • OfficialUrdu-Kashmiri
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationJK05
Websitebaramulla.nic.in

Kunzer is a city in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is 7km from Gulmarg.

Geography[edit]

Kunzer is located at 34°05′N 74°30′E / 34.09°N 74.50°E / 34.09; 74.50.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,761 metres (5,778 feet). Kunzer is situated on the right bank of river Ferozpor Nallah which is the big river of this area. Kunzer is also famous for clean water as there are few springs in kunzer town and people of the surrounding areas come here and collect water for drinking purposes as the water comes from these springs is very sweet and the people call these springs as Kokar nag.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Kunzer had a population of 1901. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Kunzer has an average literacy rate of 46%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 62%, and female literacy is 30%. In Kunzer, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. It is having one Govt. Higher Secondary school, Govt High school, Mohammadia High School, Hamdania Public school, Allama Iqbal high school and various govt. middle and primary schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Kunzer
  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.