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Mankote
Tehsil and Village
Mankote
Mankote
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Mankote
Mankote
Mankote (India)
Coordinates: 33°35′N 74°04′E / 33.59°N 74.07°E / 33.59; 74.07Coordinates: 33°35′N 74°04′E / 33.59°N 74.07°E / 33.59; 74.07[1]
CountryIndia
Union TerritoryJammu and Kashmir
DistrictPoonch
TehsilMankote
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,866[2]
Languages
 • SpokenGojri, Pahari
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
185211

Mankote is a village and tehsil in Poonch district of the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The village is located 91 kilometres from the district headquarters in Poonch.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census of India, Mankote has 956 households.[2] The literacy rate of Mankote was 54.53% compared to 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Male literacy stands at 66.31% while the female literacy rate was 42.92%.

Demographics (2011 Census)
Total Male Female
Population 4866 2425 2441
Children aged below 6 years 912 463 449
Scheduled caste 0 0 0
Scheduled tribe 2565 1239 1326
Literacy 54.53% 66.31% 42.92%
Workers (all) 1399 924 475
Main workers (all) 464
Marginal workers (total) 935 516 419

Transport

Road

Mankote is connected by road to other places in Jammu and Kashmir by the NH 144A and other roads passing through Balnoi

Rail

The nearest major railway stations to Mankote are Jammu Tawi railway station and Awantipora railway station located at a distance of 246 kilometres and 184 kilometres respectively.

Air

The nearest airport to Mankote is Srinagar International Airport located at a distance of 210 kilometres.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Mankote, Poonch (Google Maps)". Google Maps. Retrieved 29 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Mankote Population". Our Hero. Retrieved 29 August 2020.