Meenamarg

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Meenamarg
Nickname: 
The Gateway to Ladakh
Meenamarg is located in Ladakh
Meenamarg
Meenamarg
Location in Ladakh, India
Meenamarg is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Meenamarg
Meenamarg
Meenamarg (Jammu and Kashmir)
Meenamarg is located in India
Meenamarg
Meenamarg
Meenamarg (India)
Coordinates: 34°16′44″N 75°28′19″E / 34.27889°N 75.47194°E / 34.27889; 75.47194Coordinates: 34°16′44″N 75°28′19″E / 34.27889°N 75.47194°E / 34.27889; 75.47194
Country India
Union TerritoryLadakh
DistrictKargil
TehsilDras[1]
Elevation3,300 m (10,800 ft)
Population
 • Total1,988
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, Balti, Shina
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
194102
Websitekargil.gov.in

Meenamarg is one the entry points in Ladakh from Jammu and Kashmir in India.[3] It is just east of Zoji La Pass. Meenamarg lies on the National Highway 1 between Srinagar and Leh.[4] A full-fledged COVID-19 screening post was established in Meenamarg in 2020.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Revenue Villages | District Kargil, Union Territory of Ladakh | India".
  2. ^ Singh Negi, Sharad (2002). Cold Deserts of India. Indus Publishing. p. 226. ISBN 8173871272.
  3. ^ "Ladakh announces free Covid-19 vaccine to all from May 1". 27 April 2021.
  4. ^ "50-bedded quarantine centre; screening post set up on Srinagar-Leh NH in Kargil".
  5. ^ "Undeterred by coronavirus, IOC rolls out world's largest supply mission for Ladakh".