Nowhatta

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Nowhatta
نوہٹہ
city
Nickname(s): Navute
Nowhatta is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Nowhatta
Nowhatta
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 34°06′N 74°49′E / 34.10°N 74.81°E / 34.10; 74.81Coordinates: 34°06′N 74°49′E / 34.10°N 74.81°E / 34.10; 74.81
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Srinagar
Government
 • Type Military Rule
Elevation 1,568 m (5,144 ft)
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Nowhatta (Urdu: نوہٹہ ‎) or Nohatta is a town of historical importance situated at a distance of 5 km from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. Nowhatta is famous because of Historical Mosque known as Jamma Masjid. Nowhatta area has eighteen sub-communities Mohalla. Historically it has been centre of various Islamic Universities during the period of Sultans. There are various shrines located in this area Ziyarat Naqshband Sahab Ziyarat Baha-ud-din Ganj Baksh Ziyarat Makdhoom Sahab [1] Ziyarat Syed Hasari Sahab

Also located in the vicinity of this area is Martyrs Graveyard of 13 July 1931 martyrs, who fell to bullets of Autocratic Dogra soldiers [2]

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Nowhata is located at 34°06′N 74°49′E / 34.10°N 74.81°E / 34.10; 74.81.[3] It has an average elevation of 1,568 metres (5,144 feet).

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