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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 the picture on the 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. Nimoo is also very famous for its tea-samosa and Chola-puri. It is a famous tea point to peoples who are on their way to different villages.
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.
Nimo is religiously significant for Hinduism and Sikhism. Sindhu Darshan festival is celebrated every year on the banks on Indus river in Nimo. Every year Hundreds of Pilgrims come here and celebrate it by taking holy dip in the river, do puja and yagna. Along with Ganges, Indus river is also considered very important in Hindu theology.
Sri Pathar Sahib Gurudwara is also situated in this town and is important for Sikhs.
|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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