(Last Updated on : 07-10-2016)
Wakura is the town in Jammu and Kashmir
. It is the place that does not come in the limelight of the tourism in Jammu and Kashmir
, because of the absence of any historical place or the spots for relaxation. But if anyone comes in this place, one will amazed to see the scenic beauty of Pir Panjal Range
Location of Wakura
Wakura is the notified area committee in Ganderbal district
of Jammu and Kashmir.
Administration of Wakura
Wakura is one of the four blocks of Ganderbal District of Jammu and Kashmir. There are other blocks like Lar, Kangan and Ganderbal respectively.
Geography of Wakura
Wakura is located 34.09 degree north to 74.79 degree East latitude. It is about 7 km towards west from District headquarters in Ganderbal, 20 km from State capital Srinagar. Wakura is next to dab village which is located along the river Jhelum and Shadipora of Jammu and Kashmir. The tehsil is bounded by Lar towards North, Ganderbal towards the eastern part of Jammu and Kashmir, Narbal towards South and Hajin towards Northern part of Jammu and Kashmir.
Population of Wakura
Wakura has the population of 5625. Males constitute 51 percent of the total population while female constitute 49% of the total population. The total geographical area of Wakura is 307.2 hectares. Wakura has a total population of 4,463 peoples. There are about 681 houses in Wakura. The nearby villages of Wakura town are not densely populated. Ganderbal in Ganderbal District is nearest town to Wakura which is approximately 15km away.
Culture of Wakura
Urdu is the official language here. The people also speak their native language (Kashmiri) as well as English. The people here are dependent upon pottery.
Tourism in Wakura
Wakura is the place where one can find peace near the Jhelum River
. Here the Jhelum River is flowing through Sind Valley and 90 percent of the Sindh Valley is now in Pakistan, the neighboring country of India. The village life near Wakura will be the treat in the foothills of Pir Panjal Mountain Range. There is no accommodation facility here, so one to travel by car.
Jammu and Kashmir
Cities of Jammu and Kashmir