Iskander Pora, Jammu and Kashmir

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Iskander Pora
اسکندر پورہ  (Urdu)
اسکندر پور (Kashmiri)
इस्कंदर पुरा (Hindi)
Rural Area
Iskander Pora, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Nickname(s): Iskander Pur
Iskander pora map
Iskander pora map
Iskander Pora
Location in 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[1]
Country  India
State  Jammu and Kashmir
District Budgam
Government
 • Sarpanch Ghulam Ali Mir
 • Numberdar Ghulam Hussain Beigh
 • Village Guard Ghulam Qadir Ganie
Elevation 1,748 m (5,735 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 2,482
Languages
 • Official English and Urdu
 • Spoken Kashmiri
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 193411
Area code(s) +91-1954-xxxxxx

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. It is located about 29 km towards West from district headquarters Budgam and about 34 km towards West from State capital Sinagar.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census Iskander Pora has a population of 2484,[2] 1314 males and 1168 femaes. The village has a sex ratio of 889 females for every 1000 males.

Demography
Percent
Male
  
52.94%
Female
  
47.06%
Male and female population
Religions
Religion Percent
Shia Muslims
  
95%
Sunni Muslims
  
05%
Distribution of population on religion.

Geography[edit]

Iskander Pora is located at 34°01′35″N 74°34′10″E / 34.0264°N 74.5694°E / 34.0264; 74.5694.[1] It has an average elevation of 1748 metres (5735 ft). It is situated at plateau like land mass, it is surrounded by karewas on south, west and north with its east surrounded by plains.

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

Mazhom Railway Station is the nearby railway stations to Magam for a person arriving from north or south.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Government Middle School, Iskander Pora](Est.1962)
  • Imamia Public High School, Iskander Pora

Religious Education[edit]

Religious education is imparted in local maktabs. These impart education on a part time basis to the children.[citation needed]

References[edit]

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