Tral

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Tral
tral
town
Tral is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Tral
Tral
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 33°56′N 75°06′E / 33.93°N 75.1°E / 33.93; 75.1Coordinates: 33°56′N 75°06′E / 33.93°N 75.1°E / 33.93; 75.1
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Pulwama
Elevation 1,662 m (5,453 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,607
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 192123
Telephone code 1933

Tral(ترال) is a town and a notified area committee in Pulwama district, of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is a small town prettily situated on the sloping plateau of the foot hills of the mountains near the east side of the Wullar Purgana in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. Tral is situated at the edge of plateau divided into upper and lower mohallas. The houses that are built on this range are mostly made up of bricks (some sun dried and some baked). The roofs are usually made of tin while some are occasionally thatched. Tral is shaded by fine trees and possess enormous number of springs located in its 82 villages. Plateau lands on the east side of the town is bare and dry but the slope to the west and to its beneath has a large mass of rice cultivation. Among all the lakes Tarsar and Marsar are known worldwide for their pristineness and sweetness.

Geography[edit]

Tral is located at 33°56′N 75°06′E / 33.93°N 75.1°E / 33.93; 75.1.[1] It has an average elevation of 1662 metres (5452 ft). Tral is a township which is 10 km away from National Highway(NH-1A). Tral town is one of the educated town in district pulwama.Tral is a small valley surrounded by the snow peak mountains also famous for its natural springs,dense forests and beautiful villages.Tral valley has some famous picnic spots like shikargah, aripal and hajan.There are several springs Some springs remain hot in winter and cold in summer. The place is having an average area of about 110 km²

Villages[edit]

  • Amirabad
  • Amlar
  • Arigam
  • Aripal
  • Awampura
  • Baigund
  • Bargoum
  • Basvin
  • Batagund
  • Bathnoor
  • Branpather
  • Brantal
  • Buchoo
  • Chaan
  • Chandrugam
  • Chatrugam
  • Check
  • Chewa
  • Dadasara
  • Dajeh Khour
  • Dar
  • Dardgund
  • Dhobiwan
  • Diver
  • Dodehmarg
  • Doingund
  • Drumbal
  • Gadpora
  • Gamaraz
  • Gang
  • Gulshanpora (Khul)
  • Gutru
  • Haari Parigam
  • Haffu
  • Hajan
  • Hardumir
  • Hundur
  • Kahlil
  • Kamla
  • Kanglooda
  • Karmula
  • Khangund
  • Khankah
  • Kharpora
  • Khasipora
  • Koil
  • Kounsarbal
  • Kuchmullah
  • Kulpohda
  • Kunjbal
  • Laalgam
  • Laam
  • Laedyaar
  • Lalpora
  • Laribal
  • Loorow
  • Lurgam
  • Machooma
  • Mandoora
  • Medoora
  • Monghama
  • Naagberan
  • Nadar
  • Nagbal
  • Nagnaad
  • Nahar
  • Naibug
  • Naibugh
  • Nanar
  • Narastan
  • Nargistan
  • Nawdal
  • Nazneenpora (Haayoun)
  • Nigeenpora (Reshipora)
  • Panier
  • Pinglish
  • Pirnaad
  • Poonzu
  • Prongam
  • Rajpora
  • Ratherpora
  • Rathsun
  • Saimooh
  • Satoora
  • Seer
  • Shajan
  • Shaldramn
  • Sherabad (Bulli)
  • Shikaargaah
  • Shutlan
  • Sofigund
  • Soinaad
  • Syedabad (Pastuna)
  • Taki
  • Vazul Kulnar
  • Wagad
  • Wanibutu
  • Yangvin
  • Zizbal
  • Zradihadan
  • Zuwastan

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Tral had a population of 110,196 with 57,536 males constituting 52% of the population and 52,660 females constituting 48% of the population.

History[edit]

Five hundred years ago the real name of Tral was (تریہ لال) Three Pearls because the whole area was purchased by Hazrat Ameer Kabeer (RA) (who came from Iran Khatlon Province to spread the Teachings Of Islam in Kashmir)

Education[edit]

Tral has an 59,574 literates among which 36,829 are males and 22,745 are females. [2] After independence like rest of the country, scenario of tehsil Tral has also changed a lot. Number of positive developments has taken place in all sectors especially Education, Health and Employment sector. According to AINE-TRAL (a collection of historical facts) in 1903 foundation of a primary school was laid by the government. At that time 70 students were enrolled. During the year 1933 its standard was raised from primary to lower middle school. Then in 1944 its standard was again raised to higher secondary level. In present scenario there are hundreds of educational institutions in tral, 7 higher secondary’s (3 in Tral Town, one each in Dadasara, Lorgam,Satoora, Noorpora), Degree colleges, ITI institutes and many more professional institutes. Literacy rate at one time was 1% and now it has raised to 70% according to survey a conducted by Ikhlas welfare society Tral in June 2009.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Tral
  2. ^ a b "Census of India". www.censusindia.gov.in. Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Retrieved 27 July 2014. 

References[edit]

  • Aiena-i-Tral written by Dr. Nisar Ahmad Bhat.