(Last Updated on : 17-08-2016)
Shopian District is the newly formed district in Jammu and Kashmir
and this district has many places of attractions.
Location of Shopian District
Shopian District is one of the districts of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Its headquarters is located in Shupiyan.
Demography of Shopian District
Shopian district has a population of 265,960, roughly equal to that of the nation of Barbados. This gives the Shopian district a ranking of 577th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 852 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,210/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the 2001-2011 decade was 25.85%. Shopian has a sex ratio of 951 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 62.49%.
Education of Shopian District
The educational institutions near Shopian District are Degree College for Boys and Girls (Science & Arts streams), University of Siraj Ul Uloom Imamsaheb, Losetech Computer Education, Shopian, Information Technology Solutions (I.T.S), Batapora Shopian, School Chale Hum School Village, Manzimpora, Shah I Hamdan Institute, Ramnagri, Garieb Nawaz Public School, Zainapora, New Greenland Educational Institute, Aliyalpora Shopian, Alsaba educational Institute, Wachi, Govt Girls Primary School, Reashinager, Maktabia Islamia School and many more.
Tourism in Shopian District
Shopian district has many places with tourism potential like the waterfalls of Aharbhal, Kounsernag, Kongiwatan, Arshi Pora Lahanthour, Sedow, Hirpora Wildlife Sanctuary
, Dabjan-6 km from Heerpora Village; Peer Marg/Peer Gali - 20 km away from Heerpora on the historical Mughal Road; beautiful Lake Nandansar - 2 km away from the Peer Ki Gali; Hash Wang Bagam Pather, Sok Saray,and Mughal Saray at Jajinar. The Jamia Masjid in Shopian is one of the famous historical monuments built during the Mughal reign resembling that of Jamia Masjid of Srinagar District
in Jammu and Kashmir. The famous Aasar-i-Sharief Dargah at Pinjura attracts thousands of devotees on the occasion of Eid-i-Milad-un- Nabi and Shab-i-Mehraj.
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