Jangian Kotla is a village in Azad Kashmir situated between the Upper Jhelum Canal and the Jhelum River in the Khari Sharif locality of Mirpur, Azad Kashmir. The village is located 793 ft. above sea level. The village takes its name from Man Named CH Jangu Baba who was Jaat came from Gujar Khan. Kotla was primarily a residency of Hindu family.
The many people from this village are settled abroad, mainly in the UK, Europe, Middle East and the US. Jangian Kotla has one of the highest literacy rate; and probably has one of the most highly educated and affluent professional residents than any of Azad Kashmir villages.
A large number of people are employed in education, healthcare, medical research, civil service, information and software technology, police or armed forces sectors. Few notables are (Lat)Ch Shah Muhammad, (Headmaster of High School Jangian Kotla and an active leader in 1947 liberation war of Azad Kashmir), Najeeb Ullah CH son of Ch SHAH MUHAMMAD (Retired from Khan research lab Kahuta), Lt col dr zafar iqbal(prominent Child Specialist in Pakistan), Lt Col Muhammad Waqar Najeeb 4 Punjab Eng Muhammad AAMIR NAJEEB AIRBUS Bristol,
Muhammad Kashif Najeeb Information Officer govt of AJK(Assistant Registrar MUST,MIRPUR), Muhammad Jamil Shad [Double MA, LLB] (R) (Head Master),
(Lat)Muhammad Ayoub Qadri (SSP), Chaudhry Qurban Hussain (Commissioner, Mirpur, A.K),
Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ahmed (Electrical Engineer USA), Chaudhry Zaheer Aslam (HC), Shoukat Ali (DC), Ch Fazal Haq (Head master), Ch Shahid Iqbal (Head master),Ch Muhammad Azam Zafar MA, M.ed (Rt Head master) Retired Captain Munshi khan (Pak Army), Mudassar Mehmood triple M.A. (English, TEFL, History)and M.Ed from AJK University and Allama Iqbal University, Imran khan jaral (Banker, MBA Executive,MA Islamic Banking Finance and Management from University of Gloucestershire U.K), Irfan khan jaral (MBA University of AJK MUZAFFRABAD, Post graduate diploma in management from U.K), Mirza Azeem (R)(Head Master), (Lat) Mirza Siddque(R)(D.E.O), Shahid Fazal (BSc,Mphil) (MD, Banking & Consultancy, UK), Allah Ditta Fazal MSc Social Services Nottingham UK, Tahir Fazal BA (Hons) Business studies Nottingham UK, Dr Zahid Fazal (BSc,MSc,PhD,FRCPath,ERT) (Global Medical/Scientific Director, Belgium/USA), Yasser Mehmood Buksh LLB (Hons) Nottingham, UK, Mirza Shahid Iqbal (Solicter UK), Shakeel Ahmed (lecturer biology), Muhammad Tayyab Hussan M.Sc (Physics) from Priston University Islamabad and B.Ed.from AJK University, Muhammad Ali( B.sc. Hons.in Agriculture) from Agricultural University Rawalakot, Muhammad Zain Uddin (M.A.English) from NUML University Islamabad,Yaser Jamil BS(CS),Mphil (SE) from Iqra University Islamabad, Fahad Suleman BS(CS) From MUST, Faisal Jamil(ACCA UK), Omer Riaz (Barrister UK), Naeem Siddque MSc (Teacher), Muzamil Manzor (electronic engineer), Hafiz Muhammad Ateeq ur Rehman (M.A Arabic (Goldmedalist) M.A Islamayat (Goldmedalist) MBA, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff UK, Sufian Mahboob Architect & CEO of M.S architects Ltd, BA (Hons) & Ma in Architecture & Graphic Design, University of Huddersfield UK. Haroon Mahboob BA (Hons) in Marketing from Leeds Metropolitan University UK. Naeem Ayub executive manager of UBL Bank Jhelum. Gohar Ayub BA (Hons) graduated from Lahore university. The village has lost many who sacrificed their lives serving in the Pakistan army. Some of these soldiers are following:- Allah Bakhsh (Shaheed).SEP GHULAM ABBAS SHAHEED.
According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the total population of the village was 1,464.
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