Doda

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This article is about the municipality in India. For its namesake district, see Doda district. For other uses, see Doda (disambiguation).
Doda
ڈوڈا डोडा
city
Nickname(s): District Of Dangerous Area
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(भारत)
State Jammu and Kashmir(जम्मू और कश्मीर)
District Doda
Elevation 1,107 m (3,632 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,605
Languages
 • Official Urdu हिंदी,डोगरी
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. Doda is a district in eastern part of Jammu region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Doda is located at 33°08′N 75°34′E / 33.13°N 75.57°E / 33.13; 75.57.[1] and has an average elevation of 1,107 metres (3631 feet).

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)
Average 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 73%: male literacy is 85% and, female literacy is 61%. In Doda, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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