Zangla

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Zangla
Sangla
Village
Zangla is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Zangla
Zangla
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Coordinates: 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98Coordinates: 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98
Country  India
State Jammu and Kashmir
District Kargil
Named for Beauty
Government
 • Body Sarpanch
Elevation 3,931 m (12,897 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 400
Languages
 • Official Bhoti
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Zangla is a town in Zanskar tehsil of Kargil district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located 32 km from Padum. The town is the nodal point on the popular Padum-Strongdey-Zangla-Karsha-Padum round trip. Zangla Monastery is located on a hill top right side to village at a distance of one km.

Geography[edit]

Zangla is located at 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98,[1] and has an average elevation of 3,931 metres (12,897 feet).

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