Doda

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Doda
डोडा / ڈوڈا
City
Doda is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Doda
Doda
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Doda is located in India
Doda
Doda
Doda (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
State  Jammu and Kashmir
District Doda
Area
 • Total 2,625 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Elevation 1,107 m (3,632 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 21,605
 • Density 8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Urdu
 • Spoken Bhaderwahi, Kashmiri, Sarazi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 182202
Vehicle registration Plate No. - JK06

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).The town has a mixed population of bhaderwahi, kashmiri and sarazi speaking people.It is surrounded by mountains from all sides giving it a valley look. The district hospital is located in Nagri area.

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)
20.6
(69.1)
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)
7.7
(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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