Iskander Pora

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Iskander Pora, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Rural Area
Iskander Pora, Jammu and Kashmir, India

اسکندر پورہ

इस्कंदर पुरा
Nickname(s): Iskander Pur
Iskander pora map
Iskander pora map
Iskander Pora, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Location in Budgam, Jammu and Kashmir.
Coordinates: 34°1′37″N 74°34′10″E / 34.02694°N 74.56944°E / 34.02694; 74.56944Coordinates: 34°1′37″N 74°34′10″E / 34.02694°N 74.56944°E / 34.02694; 74.56944
Country  India
State  Jammu and Kashmir
District Budgam
Elevation 1,748 m (5,735 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,482[1]
 • Official English and Urdu
 • Spoken Kashmiri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 193411
Area code(s) 01954

Iskander Pora (Urdu: اسکندر پورہ ‎, Kashmiri: اسکندر پور, Hindi: इस्कंदर पुरा), Jammu and Kashmir is a village in district Budgam, tehsil Beerwah of Jammu and Kashmir State.
Iskander pora is located about 29 km towards West from district headquarters Budgam and about 34 km towards West from State capital Sinagar.


According to the 2011 census Iskander Pora has a population of 2484.[1] Males are 1314 while females are 1168. Village Iskander Pora has a sex ratio of 889 females for every 1000 males.

Religions in Iskander Pora
Religion Percent
Shia Muslims
Sunni Muslims
Distribution of religions.


Iskander Pora is located at 34°01′35″N 74°34′10″E / 34.0264°N 74.5694°E / 34.0264; 74.5694.[2] It has an average elevation of 1748 metres (5735 ft).


How To Reach[edit]

  • By Road

Iskander Pora is connected with the Srinagar city via Magam town and Budgam district headquarters via Beerwah town. Iskander Pora is 10 km away from Magam and is only 2.5 km away from Beerwah. It is also connected to tehsil Khag via Malpora which also 10 km far.

  • By Rail

Mazhom Railway Station is the nearby railway stations to Magam for a person arriving from North or South, so the only nearest railway station to Iskander Pora is Mazhom Railway Station.

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