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Nimmoo, Nimu, Nimmu, Snymoo
|Elevation||3,140 m (10,300 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|2011 census code||852|
Nimoo is a stop for all the river rafting groups and is the main starting point for the annually held all India river rafting expedition, which is done in the Indus River.
The temperature here varies from 40 °C in summer to −29 °C in winter. Due to such a harsh climate and extreme weather conditions this area has very little vegetation cover (as seen in picture on right).
On 6 August 2010, the village was impacted by the 2010 Ladakh floods.
Nimmu House is a heritage hotel in the village; it is open from June to September. There are several tourist spots near Nimo, including Basgo, Likir et Alchi monasteries, Indus and Zanskar confluence. The Pathar Sahib Gurudwara which is 25 km from Leh Falls between Leh and Nimu en route.
Magnetic hill optical illusion
Magnet Hill or Nimoo-Leh Magnet Hill is a gravity hill located near Leh in Ladakh, India. Due to the surrounding geographical features, it has an optical illusion where vehicles seem to roll uphill in defiance of gravity when they are, in fact, rolling downhill. It is 7.5 km southeast of Nimo and 26.5 km west of Leh on Srinagar-Ladakh road.
|Children aged below 6 years||119||51||68|
|Main workers (total)||509||336||173|
|Main workers: Cultivators||224||148||76|
|Main workers: Agricultural labourers||9||4||5|
|Main workers: Household industry workers||1||0||1|
|Main workers: Other||275||184||91|
|Marginal workers (total)||94||28||66|
|Marginal workers: Cultivators||58||15||43|
|Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers||4||1||3|
|Marginal workers: Household industry workers||1||1||0|
|Marginal workers: Others||31||11||20|
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- "Magnetic Hill Leh, Jammu & Kashmir". Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- "NOTHING MAGNETIC ABOUT MAGNETIC HILL". 31 July 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
- "Leh district census". 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations. Retrieved 23 July 2015.