Zangla

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Zangla

Sangla
Village
Zangla is located in Ladakh
Zangla
Zangla
Location in Ladakh, India
Zangla is located in India
Zangla
Zangla
Zangla (India)
Coordinates: 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98Coordinates: 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98
Country India
Union territoryLadakh
DistrictKargil
Named forZangla fort
Government
 • BodySarpanch
Elevation
3,931 m (12,897 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total400
Languages
 • OfficialBhoti
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Zangla is a place in Zanskar tehsil of Kargil district, in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. It is located 32 km from Padum.[1] The town is the nodal point on the popular Padum-Strongdey-Zangla-Karsha-Padum round trip. An old monastery, Known as Zangla Monastery is located on a hill top right side to village at a distance of one km belief of 11th century.

The Buddhist monastery contains some impressive paintings.[2]

Geography[edit]

Zangla is located at 33°40′N 76°59′E / 33.67°N 76.98°E / 33.67; 76.98,[3] and has an average elevation of 3,931 metres (12,897 feet).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zangla | Things to do in Zangla & Travel Guide". www.lehladakhindia.com. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Zangla | Things to do in Zangla & Travel Guide". www.lehladakhindia.com. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  3. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc – Zangla