|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Nagrota is a town located in the Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir state in India. It is located on National Highway 1A (NH1A) between Jammu city and Udhampur. Nagrota along with Kashmiri Pandit Migrant town of Jagti straddle the national highway, with a few additional minor roads. Nagrota is the first shrine stoppage for Mata Vaishno Devi. The Kol-Kandoli temple is situated here.Nagrota has an extension of Jammmu Industries having Oil Depots and Godowns.
Nagrota is also home to prestigious Sainik School.
Nagrota is about 14 km ahead of Jammu city on NH1A.The town is located on uneven low valleys in the Trikuta hills on one side and river Tawi on the other side.Nagrota has an average elevation of 412 m above see level.
As of 2011, Nagrota had a population of 19,998 while the twin town of Jagti, made for Kashmiri migrants, had a population of 2,786.
Cantonment and 16 Corps
- "Nagrota Corps / XVI Corps / White Knight Corps". GlobalSecurity.org. Accessed 2009-10-06.
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