Kangan

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Kangan
Town
Kangan is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Kangan
Kangan
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, 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
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Ganderbal
Elevation 1,810 m (5,940 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 94,874
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 191202
Telephone code 1942418
Vehicle registration JK16
Sex ratio 925 /

Kangan (Urdu:کنگن) is a town and a notified area committee in Ganderbal district, of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is situated across the Nallah Sindh and spread over a 50 km long gorge valley.

Geography[edit]

Kangan 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)

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%.

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