|Named for||Zangla Fort|
|Elevation||3,931 m (12,897 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Zangla is a village in Zanskar tehsil of Kargil district, in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. It is located 32 km from Padum, the capital of Zanskar and presently the headquarter of Zanskar. 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 hilltop right side to the village at a distance of one km belief of 11th century.
The Buddhist monastery contains some impressive paintings.
According to the 2011 census of India, Zangla had 182 households. The literacy rate of Zangla village is 59.81%. In Zangla, Male literacy stands at 75.06% while the female literacy rate was 45.27%.
|Children aged below 6 years||108||58||50|
|Main workers (all)||231||–||–|
|Marginal workers (total)||212||99||113|
Zangla is connected by road to other places in Ladakh and India by the NH 301.
The nearest railway stations to Zangla are Sopore railway station and Srinagar railway station located at a distance of 480 kilometres and 487 kilometres. The nearest major railway stations are Jammu Tawi railway station and Udhampur railway station, located 725 and 658 kilometres from Zangla.
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