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Doda
city
Doda is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Doda
Doda
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 33°08′N 75°34′E / 33.13°N 75.57°E / 33.13; 75.57Coordinates: 33°08′N 75°34′E / 33.13°N 75.57°E / 33.13; 75.57
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Doda
Elevation 1,107 m (3,632 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 25,527
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Doda is a town and a notified area committee in Doda district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Some of the important neighbourhoods are Nagri, Akramabad, Sah Mohallah, Faridya Mohallah, Mughal Road (New Hospital Road), Bharath Road, Bus stand, Tondwah, Khalil Abad, Nai Basti, etc.

Geography[edit]

Doda is located at 33°08′N 75°34′E / 33.13°N 75.57°E / 33.13; 75.57.[1] It has an average elevation of 1,107 metres (3631 feet). Due to its varying physical features, Doda does not have a uniform climate.

Climate[edit]

Köppen-Geiger climate classification system classifies its climate as humid subtropical

Climate data for Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
10.7
(51.3)
16.1
(61)
21.4
(70.5)
25.5
(77.9)
29.3
(84.7)
30.4
(86.7)
29.8
(85.6)
27.8
(82)
22.9
(73.2)
16.3
(61.3)
9.9
(49.8)
20.64
(69.14)
Average low °C (°F) −1.9
(28.6)
0.7
(33.3)
4.1
(39.4)
7.8
(46)
11.1
(52)
15.2
(59.4)
18.5
(65.3)
17.6
(63.7)
12.9
(55.2)
6.1
(43)
1
(34)
−1.3
(29.7)
7.65
(45.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 11.8
(0.465)
28.5
(1.122)
39.6
(1.559)
23.3
(0.917)
21
(0.83)
27.3
(1.075)
29.8
(1.173)
30.7
(1.209)
2.5
(0.098)
10.7
(0.421)
9.4
(0.37)
13.4
(0.528)
248
(9.767)
Source #1: World Weather Online[2]
Source #2: Meoweather[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[4] Doda had a population of 25,527. Males constitute 64% of the population and females 36%. Doda has an average literacy rate of 5% higher than the Indian national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 85% and, female literacy is 61%. In Doda, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Politics[edit]

Current MLA of Doda is Mr. Majeed Wani from Congress Party & MLC Mr. Khalid Najeeb Suharwardy from National conference Party.[5]

Prominent Schools and Colleges[edit]

•Shaheen Public School

•Islamia School

•Green Model School

•Chenab Valley School

•New Era Public School

•Al-Hira Public School

•Government Degree College

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Doda
  2. ^ "Doda, India Weather Averages | Monthly Average High and Low Temperature | Average Precipitation and Rainfall days". World Weather Online. Retrieved 5 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Doda weather history. Doda average weather by month. Weather history for Doda, Jammu and Kashmir, India". Meoweather. Retrieved August 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  5. ^ Sumantra Bose, Geography, Politics and the Fighters of Kashmir London School of Economics